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2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Additional Academic Programs

Legislative Intern Program

This program offers University undergraduates the opportunity to participate actively in the state legislative session while receiving full academic credit for one semester. The Legislative Program, held during years when the General Assembly convenes for regular session, begins in January and runs through the third week in May. For further information on this program, please turn to the Social Sciences section.

Medical Technology Program

Medical technology programs will take postbaccalaureate students with the appropriate course work. Students can then complete any area or major with a minor at CU as long as the medical technology program required courses are completed. This area is only designed for students who want to spend their fourth year at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital taking medical technology courses. Please see Division of Natural Science for detailed course requirements.

Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology

  1. Student must complete the following academic requirements:
    1. Complete the required course of study (below) with a minimum 2.50 grade point average.
    2. Must fulfill all general education requirements for baccalaureate graduation.
    3. Must complete the science and math courses outlined in course sequence.
    4. Successfully complete the course requirements at an approved medical technology school (The University has official affiliation with Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro, Kentucky).
  2. After completion of the above requirements the student will be granted a B.S. in Med. Tech. degree from Campbellsville University after proper application has been made.
  3. The time limit between the end of the academic work at Campbellsville University and application for the B.S. degree is four years.

Pre-Professional Programs

Since professional schools vary considerably in their admission requirements, the student is advised to select the professional school of choice and then choose pre-professional courses accordingly. The Campbellsville University faculty will advise the student at the time of registration in the selection of courses which will meet the requirements of the professional school of choice. Students who transfer to professional schools to complete their degrees are dependent upon good records for this privilege. Campbellsville students who plan to pursue a professional course of study in another college or university is, therefore, encouraged to make a good record here.


The student should follow closely the recommendations of the school of engineering he/she plans to attend. Campbellsville University has a memorandum of understanding with the College of Engineering of the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville concerning the selection of appropriate courses.

Pre-Health Programs

Students who have a career interest in medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, and veterinary medicine may meet the general admissions requirements of respective schools by selecting course work leading to a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in either Biology or Chemistry. Exceptional students may choose to enter their professional school after three years at Campbellsville University. After a successful year at the professional school, the student may transfer credits back to Campbellsville University and may receive either a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology or Chemistry.


No specific courses are designated for admission to law schools. The program of studies for each student will be planned so as to conform to the curricular suggestions made by the graduate institution which the student expects to attend. After meeting the requirements set out in this bulletin-catalog for a degree, the student should elect as many courses as possible in the fields of accounting, business administration, economics, English, history, philosophy, political science, and psychology if he wishes to pursue a law career.

Teacher Education

The School of Education offers the following preparation programs that lead to initial teacher certification in Kentucky: Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Birth - Primary; Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education with Montessori Emphasis; Elementary Education, P-5; Middle Grades Education, 5-9; Secondary Education, 8-12 (English, Math, Biology, Chemistry and Social Studies); Art, P-12; Health and Physical Education, P-12; Music, P-12; Learning and Behavior Disorders, P-12; and Spanish Education, P-12. Dual Certification is available in the following two programs: Elementary Education, P-5 and Learning and Behavior Disorders, P-12; Elementary Education, P-5 and Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Birth - Primary.

The Education Professional Standards Board requires teacher candidates to pass exams called PRAXIS subject assessments before the initial teaching certificate, the Statement of Eligibility, is issued.

Class by Appointment/Independent Study

A student desiring to enroll in courses identified as independent study and class by appointment shall have a minimum overall academic standing of 2.50 and a 2.80 standing in the major or minor field to which the course is relevant.