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EKU Dual Credit students can enjoy the freedom to enroll in any EKU courses that they meet prerequisite requirements for including courses hosted online, at their high school, and on-campus at our Richmond, KY campus or regional campuses in Corbin, KY and Manchester, KY.

Take time off your degree by enrolling in major required courses or general education courses:

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Popular Dual Credit Courses


CMS 100 Introduction to Human Communication. (3) I, II. An introduction to the study of human communication. Overview of major topics in contemporary theories of intrapersonal, interpersonal, small group, and public communication. Practice in the development of skills in each of these areas. Gen. Ed. E-1C [OC].

ENG 101 Reading, Writing and Rhetoric. (3) I, II. Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA or above; or ACT English sub-score of 18 or higher and ACT Reading sub-score of 20; or SAT writing score of 430 or higher and SAT reading score of 470 or higher; or SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing score of score of 480 or higher. A writing course developing critical reading skills while integrating and responding to varied sources; composing texts including summaries, analyses, evaluations, responses, and arguments; emphasizing style, organization, coherence, purpose, and persuasion for different audiences. Credit will not be awarded to students who have credit for 101R. Gen. Ed.

ENG 102 Research, Writing and Rhetoric. (3) I, II. Prerequisite: ENG 101(C) or ENG 101R(A). A writing course refining components of ENG 101/101R studying information sources and research methods; accessing, critically reading, evaluating, integrating, and documenting primary and secondary sources; utilizing information technology for inquiry, analysis, and argumentation.

GEO 210 Introduction to Physical Geography. (3) I, II. Study of natural processes operating at the earth’s surface with special emphasis on weather and climate and land forms as explanations for how and why physical and human phenomena vary from place to place. 2 Lec/2 Lab.

HIS 102 American Civilization to 1877. (3) A. Formerly HIS 202. Transition from colonial to independent republic; social, cultural, and economic institutions derived from agrarian conditions; the influence of European foundations. Required of all majors and minors in history. Credit will not be awarded to students who have credit for HIS 202. Gen. Ed. E-5A

HIS 103 American Civilization Since 1877. (3) A. Formerly HIS 203. Conflicts between demands of an industrial society and agrarian values; interrelationships between world expressions and American experience. Required of all majors and minors in history. Credit will not be awarded to students who have credit for HIS 203. Gen. Ed. E-5A [SB].

HSA 100 Health Care Delivery Systems. (3) I, II. Overview of U.S. health care: history, factors influencing health and health care, identification and organization of health facilities and professionals, health economics, health trends, and ethics.

HSA 200 Medical Terminology. (3) I, II. Basic medical vocabulary consisting of prefixes, suffixes, roots; anatomical, symptomatic, and common disease terms of the body systems. **This course is Work Ready approved.

HEA 216 Introduction to Public Health. This is a general education course (element 5B social & behavioral science). It is great for those wanting to explore career options in health sciences. One of the units in the course is all about health professionals and health careers that are part of the public health/health care system. The course will be packed with lots of fun activities such as exploring the built environment of a community, looking at public health in everyday life, the impacts of chronic stress on individual and population health, learning why a zip code is a big predictor of health, and discussing how different health professionals work together to protect the health of a community. Students will analyze a current public health issue and propose an evidence-based solution to the problem.

HEA 310 Introduction to Global Health. (3) A. Prerequisite: ENG 102 or 102R or 105 or HON 102. Exploration of epidemiological, economic, political, sociological and cultural factors that impact global health with special emphasis on applying public health principles in developing as well as developed countries. Gen. Ed. E-6 [GE].

MUH 171 Music Appreciation. (3) I, II. May not count toward a music major or minor. Provides the general college student with a cultural background in music. Masterpieces of music, composers, and techniques presented through listening materials and concert attendance. Gen. Ed. E-3A [AH].

POL 101 Introduction to American Government. (3) I, II. Principles, functions, and basic political institutions of the American system of government at the national level. Credit will not be awarded for both POL 101 and POL 101S. Gen. Ed. E-5A, E-5B [SB].

PSY 200 Introduction to Psychology. (3) I, II. A survey of the major content areas and methods of psychology, including history, biological correlates, cognition, language, intelligence, motivation, emotion, development, personality, abnormal, therapy, and social behavior. Credit will not be awarded for both PSY 200 and 200W. Gen. Ed. E-5B [SB].

SOC 131 Introductory Sociology. (3) I, II. Basic principles in sociology, including socialization, groups and interaction, culture, social structure and institutions (family, education, religion, politics, economics), crime/deviance, social inequalities (race, class, gender), and sociological research methods and theories. Gen. Ed. E-5B [SB].

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