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Four Year Plans

Academic Calendar

The academic calendar for each semester contains important dates related to classes, registration, priority advising, add/drop, canceling registration, withdrawing from a class, academic holidays and breaks, as well as information about finals. When in doubt about a date, check the Academic Calendar.

Major/Minor Information

* Note: the 4-year plans are possible options to finish in four years, but are dependent on course offerings, student preferences, and scheduling.

** Note: This is a plan for students who have changed their major or transferred into the College of Arts and Sciences and have already completed UK Core and College of A&S Requirements.

Program / Department
Description of
Major / Minor
4 Year Plan* 2 Year Plan**
Aerospace Studies/ROTC      
African American and Africana Studies B.A. or Minor B.A.  
American Studies Minor    
Anthropology B.A. or B.S. or Minor B.A. or B.S.  
Appalachian Studies Minor    
Army ROTC/Military Science      
Biology B.A. or B.S. or Minor

B.A. Minor Option

B.A. Topical Focus




B.S. Traditional Option

B.S. Biochemistry Option

B.S. Materials Option



B.S. Traditional Option

B.S. Biochemistry Option

B.S. Materials Option

Cognitive Science Minor    
Creative Writing Minor    
Criminology Minor    
Earth & Environmental Sciences (Geological Sciences)  B.A. or B.S. or  Minor B.A. or B.S. B.A. or B.S.
Economics B.A. or B.S. or Minor B.A. or B.S.  
English B.A. or B.S. or Minor

B.A. or B.S.

B.A. Creative Writing Option

B.A. with Study Abroad 

Environmental & Sustainability Studies B.A. or Minor B.A.  
Folklore & Mythology Minor    
Foreign Language & International Economics B.A. or B.S.

Arabic  B.A. or B.S.

Chinese  B.A. or B.S.

French  B.A.  or B.S.

German  B.A. or B.S.

Japanese B.A. or B.S.

Russian B.A. or B.S.

Spanish B.A. or B.S.

Gender & Women's Studies B.A. or Minor B.A.  
Geography B.A. or B.S. or Minor B.A. or  B.S. B.A.
Health, Society & Populations B.A. B.A.  
History B.A. or B.S. or Minor B.A. or B.S.  
Indian Culture Minor    
International Studies B.A. or Minor


B.A. Education Abroad Option

Jewish Studies Minor    
Latin American, Caribbean, & Latino Studies Minor    
Liberal Studies BLS


BLS - N.S.

BLS - S.S. 

Linguistics B.A. or B.S. or Minor



Mapping & GIS Minor    
Mathematical Economics B.A. or B.S. B.A. or B.S.  
Mathematics B.A. or B.S. or Minor

Option A:

B.A. or B.S.

Option B:

B.A. or B.S.

Microbiology Minor    
Military Leadership Minor    
Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

B.A. or B.S. or Minor

Arabic  B.A. or B.S.

Chinese  B.A. or B.S.

Classics  B.A. or B.S.

French  B.A. or B.S.

German  B.A. or B.S.

Japanese  B.A. or B.S.

Russian  B.A. or B.S.

Neuroscience B.S. or Minor B.S.  
Philosophy B.A. or Minor B.A. B.A.
Physics & Astronomy B.A. or B.S. or Minor B.A. or B.S.  
Political Science B.A. or B.S. or Minor B.A. or B.S.  
Professional & Technical Writing Minor    
Psychology B.A. or B.S. or Minor

B.A. Option 1 Advanced Lec/Lab

B.A. Option 2 Psychology Electives

B.S. Option 1 Advanced Lec/Lab

B.S. Option 2 Psychology Electives

Sociology B.A. or B.S. or Minor B.A. or B.S. B.A.
Spanish B.A. or Minor B.A.  
Statistics Minor    
Topical Studies Major    
Undergraduate Certificates

Appalachian Studies

Global Studies

International Film Studies

Peace Studies

Sexuality Studies

Social Science Research

Urban Studies Minor    
US Culture and Business Practices B.A. B.A.  
World Religions Minor    
Writing, Rhetoric, & Digital Studies B.A. or B.S. or  Minor B.A. or B.S. B.A.