The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences (CLASS) offers courses and academic programs that provide students with the foundation for success in a dynamic, fast-paced, and diverse world. These foundational skills help you excel and lead in any career, cultivate the creativity and critical thinking to adapt to diverse environments, and resolve society’s most challenging problems in a culturally competent and ethical way. CLASS is focused on cultivating skills that are vital to the contemporary workplace – teamwork, critical thinking, communication, and leadership.
CLASS houses the departments of English; Government; History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies; Language and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, and Sociology; Psychology; Social Work. The Institute for Collaborative and Creative Arts houses the schools of Art and Design, Communication, and Music.
Interdisciplinary Programs include academic minors in African/African-American Studies, Appalachian Studies, Asian Studies, Applied Creative Thinking, and Women and Gender Studies. Many of our programs also include service-learning courses.
EKU students, faculty and alumni are more connected with other music educators across the state after this year's Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) Conference.
Seventy-one-year-old graduate Keri Baker returned to EKU after a career in California to earn a master’s in social work and a certificate in mental health.
Fascinated by southern literature and women writers, Heather Fox spent a decade researching four prominent writers from the late 19th through early 20th century.