Curriculum At a Glance
Educational Plan: Completed with your advisor before the end of your sophomore year.
1. Foundations: An introduction to liberal learning (First-Year Preceptorial) taken in your first year of study and additional coursework in each of the four general areas of the curriculum: the sciences, the arts, the humanities, and the social sciences.
2. Specialization: Choose one of Knox's 40 majors as well as a second field of study.
3. Key Competencies:
- Writing competency-established through FP, a designated "W" course in your major, and an additional "W" course from any department
- Oral Presentation Skills-special attention built into a course, or courses, required for your major.
- Information Literacy and Informed Use of Technology-special attention built into a course, or courses, required for your major.
- Quantitative Literacy-basic proficiency established through your high school record, standardized test scores, or passing a mathematics course; literacy established through a designated course in Mathematics or other departments.
- Second Language-earn 1 credit in language at the 103-level or above.
- Understanding Diversity-pass a course designated as "DV".
4. Experiential Learning: Plan, complete and reflect on an out-of-class project that involves applying your education, testing potential career choices, and/or personal growth.