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About the Program

Adult students with little or no higher education experience are eligible to take courses in the Pathway program. These courses provide the opportunity for working adults to complete core curriculum and elective coursework, while preparing to enter a King University professional studies degree program. In terms of content, each course is designed to be comparable to those offered to traditional undergraduate students. Each Pathway course will meet monthly or in a 5 week schedule depending on the class, or online. Course availability will vary by semester.

Curriculum Offered

The Pathway curriculum varies each semester based on availability and interest.

The following are examples of courses offered on a rotating schedule to ensure that all students have the opportunity to take the necessary core courses to rotate into the chosen degree program.  Students in this program are also eligible to enroll in the Quest courses.

Sample Courses

Course Number Course Description Credit
ENGL 1110PW The Art of Discourse: Composition 4 semester hours
ENGL 2900PW English Composition: Research & Writing 4 semester hours
FREN 2900PW French Language & Culture I 4 semester hours
FREN 2901PW French Language & Culture II 4 semester hours
FYEX 1030PW Introduction to Higher Education 1 semester hour
HIST 1110PW Western Civilization in World Context 4 semester hours
HIST 2900PW Twentieth Century World History 4 semester hours
IDST 2900 PW Christian Faith & Popular Culture 4 semester hours
MATH 1560PW Introduction to Statistics 4 semester hours
PSYC 1520PW General Psychology 4 semester hours
THTR 2900PW Theatre & Western Culture 4 semester hours

You must take at least 48 semester hours at King University and a total of 124 semester hours (including transfer credit) to receive a bachelor’s degree from King.

Transfer Credit

Prior to graduation, all Graduate & Professional Studies undergraduate students must complete at least 30 credit hours of general education courses that include at least one course in each of the following:

  • Composition
  • College Mathematics
  • Science (with a laboratory)
  • Religion or psychology or sociology or anthropology or foreign language
  • History or political science or economics
  • Humanities:  literature or art or fine art or music or theatre

To reach the remainder of the 30 hours:

  •  Any course(s) in the arts and sciences

If you are not able to transfer all of your general education core requirements or electives, many of these courses are offered through our Pathway or Quest program that you may take during or after your bachelor’s program.

Total semester hours required to earn a King University bachelor degree:

  • 124 (including core, major and elective credits).

King accepts qualified transfer credits from the following sources:  military, “old” credits, two-year technical degrees or closed schools that were accredited. 

For questions concerning qualified transfer credit, please work with your Enrollment Counselor.  

You must take at least 48 semester hours at King University and a total of 124 semester hours (including transfer credit) to receive a bachelor’s degree from King.

Transfer Credit

Prior to graduation, all Graduate & Professional Studies undergraduate students must complete at least 30 credit hours of general education courses that include at least one course in each of the following:

  • Composition
  • College Mathematics
  • Science (with a laboratory)
  • Religion or psychology or sociology or anthropology or foreign language
  • History or political science or economics
  • Humanities:  literature or art or fine art or music or theatre

To reach the remainder of the 30 hours:

  •  Any course(s) in the arts and sciences

If you are not able to transfer all of your general education core requirements or electives, many of these courses are offered through our Pathway or Quest program that you may take during or after your bachelor’s program.

Total semester hours required to earn a King University bachelor degree:

  • 124 (including core, major and elective credits).

King accepts qualified transfer credits from the following sources:  military, “old” credits, two-year technical degrees or closed schools that were accredited. 

For questions concerning qualified transfer credit, please work with your Enrollment Counselor.