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2017 - 2018 Academic Catalog

Addendum to 17-18 Catalog Pages 1-11

Complete Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018

Introduction and History of King University

Title Page

The Mission and Vision of King University

The History of King University

Instructional Site Locations

Alumni Association

Summary of Enrollment

Policies and Procedures (2.01.010 – 2.06.080)


2.01.010: The Application Process

2.01.020: Applying for Admission as a Freshman

2.01.030: Academic Preparation

2.01.040: Advanced Standing

2.01.050: Applying as a Transfer Student

2.01.060: Applying for Readmission to the University

2.01.070: Admission of Part-Time Students

2.01.071: Admission of Dual Enrollment Students

2.01.080: International Students

2.01.090: Acceptance Criteria for Undergraduate GPS Programs

2.01.100: Acceptance Criteria for Graduate Programs

Financial Information

2.02.010: Full-Time Traditional Student Cost Structure

2.02.020: GPS Student Cost Structure

2.02.030: Additional and Part-Time Fees

2.02.040: General Financial Information

2.02.050: Payment of Student Accounts

2.02.060: Refunds

2.02.070: Military Mobilization Policy

2.02.080: Withdrawal from a course or Drop a course

2.02.090: Withdrawal from the Institution

2.02.100: Veterans Affairs Educational Benefits

Financial Aid

2.03.010: Financial Aid Application Process

2.03.020: Financial Aid Facts

2.03.030: Sources of Financial Aid

2.03.040: Financial Aid Policies

2.03.050: Title IV Federal Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

2.03.060: Academic Process

2.03.070: Appeals

2.03.080: Appeal Deadline for Submission

2.03.090: Additional Information

2.03.100: Qualitative Standards

2.03.110: Quantitative Standards

Student Life

2.04.020: Student Affairs

2.04.030: Honor Code

2.04.060: Student Complaint Procedure, Tennessee

2.04.070: Student Complaint Procedure, Out of State Instructional Locations

2.04.080: Inclement Weather

2.04.090: Annual Security Report

2.04.100: Title IX

Academic Policies

2.05.010: Degrees Offered

2.05.020: Program Length

2.05.030: Declaration of Major

2.05.040: Declaration of Minor or Concentration

2.05.060: Taking Courses at Other Institutions

2.05.070: Grade Requirements in the Major and Minor

2.05.080: Limitation of Physical Education Activity Courses

2.05.090: Intent to Graduate

2.05.100: Comprehensive Assessment, Core Curriculum

2.05.110: Comprehensive Assessment, Major Field

2.05.120: Participation in Commencement Exercises

2.05.130: Time Limit for Completion of Degree Requirements

2.05.150: Completing an Additional Major or Degree After Earning Bachelor's Degree

2.05.170: Graduation Requirements

2.05.190: Awarding Posthumous Degrees

2.05.200: Classification of Students

2.05.210: Definition of Credit Hour and Equivalencies

2.05.220: Orientation and Advising

2.05.230: Placement for Composition Courses

2.05.240: Registration

2.05.250: Last Day to Add a Course

2.05.260: Late Arrival Policy

2.05.270: Audits

2.05.300: Limitation of Hours

2.05.310: Class Attendance

2.05.330: Pass/Fail Policy

2.05.340: Final Examinations

2.05.350: Repeat Coursework

2.05.360: Grading, Grade Reports, and the Quality Point System

2.05.370: Change of Grades

2.05.380: University President's and Dean's Lists

2.05.390: Academic Standing

2.05.400: Academic Appeals

2.05.410: Leave of Absence

2.05.420: Records and Transcripts

2.05.430: Prior Learning Assessment

2.05.470: Online Education

2.05.480: Online and Distance Learning, Student Privacy

2.05.500: Course Evaluations

2.05.510: Transfer of King Credits

2.05.530: Academic Amnesty

2.05.540: Academic Honors

2.05.550: Honors in Independent Study

2.05.560: Chapel, Convocation, and Service Credit

2.05.570: Course Substitution

2.05.580: Counting Courses for More than One Requirement

2.05.590: Transfer Credit Acceptance Policy

2.05.600: KING Courses

2.05.610: Directed Studies

2.05.620: GPS Courses for Traditional Students

Informative Materials

2.06.010: The R.T.L. Liston Medallion for Academic Excellence

2.06.020: Graduate and Professional Studies

2.06.030: Quality Enhancement Plan

2.06.040: Academic Center for Excellence

2.06.050: King University Libraries

2.06.060: Information Technology Overview

2.06.070: The Jack E. Snider Honors Program

2.06.080: King Institute for Faith and Culture

Pre-Professional Programs

Cooperative Education

Off-Campus Internships

Pre-Professional Programs

       Study Abroad

Center for Study Abroad and Off-Campus Programs

Academia Latinoamericana de Espanol

American Institute for Foreign Study

Arcadia University Center for Education Abroad Programs

Budapest Semesters in Mathematics

Council for Christian Colleges & Universities Programs

European Business Studies Program

Institute Jacques Lefevre

International Exchange Opportunities

International Studies Abroad

King in Italy

Knowledge Exchange Institute

Kukulcan Institute

Middle East Studies Program

Middlebury College

Oregon Extension

Pacific Asian Business Studies

Pacific Rim and Asian Exchange Programs

Study in Italy Theatre Course

General Education

The Core Curriculum


List of Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

Academic Programs (A-Z)

Associate of Arts

Appalachian Studies Minor

Applied Science and Math (BS)

Biblical Studies (BA)

Biblical Studies Minor

Biochemistry (BS)

Biology (BS)

Biology (BA)

Biology Minor

Business (BA)

Business - Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Business - Business Administration Minor

Business - Master of Business Administration for Professionals (PMBA)

Business - Master of Business Administration (TMBA)

Chemistry (BS)

Chemistry Minor

Coaching Minor

Communication (BS)

Criminal Justice (BS)

Criminal Justice Minor

Criminal Justice, GPS (BS)

Digital Media Art and Design (BA)

Digital Media Art and Design Minor

Economics Minor


Education - Elementary Minor

Education - Elementary Minor GPS

Education - ESL Endorsement

Education - Health Education Minor

Education - Master of Education, Curriculum Instruction (MEd)

Education - Master of Education, Instructional Leadership (MEd)

Education - Secondary Minor

Education for Pre-Serivce Teachers

Education for Pre-Service Teachers - Interdisciplinary Studies Major for Elementary

Education for Pre-Service Teachers - Biology

Education for Pre-Service Teachers - Chemistry

Education for Pre-Service Teachers - English

Education for Pre-Service Teachers - French

Education for Pre-Service Teachers - History

Education for Pre-Service Teachers - History with Government

Education for Pre-Service Teachers - Mathematics

Education for Pre-Service Teachers - Music

Education for Pre-Service Teachers - Physics

Education for Pre-Service Teachers - Spanish

English (BA)

English Minor

English, Online (BA)

Exercise Science (BS)

Exercise Science Minor

Forensic Science (BS)

French (BA)

French Minor

Health Informatics (BS)

Healthcare Administration (BS)

History (BA)

History Minor

History, Online (BS)

Information Technology (BS)

Intercultural Studies Minor

Interdisciplinary Studies (BA/BS)

Leadership Minor

Mathematics (BS)

Mathematics Minor

Music (BA)

Music Minor

Nursing (BSN)

Nursing for Registered Nurses (RN-BSN)

Nursing - Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Nursing - Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Administration (MSN)

Nursing - Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Educator (MSN)

Nursing - Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)

Nursing - Master of Science in Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (MSN)

Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Nursing - Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Philosophy (BA)

Philosophy Minor

Physics (BA/BS)

Physics Minor

Political Science and History (BA)

Political Science Minor

Psychology (BS)

Psychology Minor

Psychology GPS and Online (BS)

Religious Studies (BA)

Religious Studies Minor

Religious Studies Online (BS)

Security and Intelligence Studies (BA)

Security and Intelligence Studies Minor

Social Work GPS (BSW)

Spanish (BA)

Spanish Minor

Theatre (BA)

Theatre Minor

Youth Ministry (BA)

Youth Ministry Minor

Course Descriptions

Appalachian Studies

Applied Music

Athletic Training



Business Administration



Criminal Justice

Digital Media Art and Design




English Composition

Exercise Science

Fine Arts




Health Informatics

Healthcare Administration




Information Technology

Intercultural Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies




Liberal Studies






Physical Education


Political Science



Security and Intelligence Studies


Social Work

Technical and Professional Communication


Youth Ministry

Academic Structure

Faculty and Staff Listing

Academic Affairs

Academic Center for Excellence

Administration and Finance



Enrollment Management

Facility Services

Faculty Emeriti

Full-Time Faculty

Information Services/Technology

King University Libraries


Part-Time Faculty

President's Office

Registration and Records

Student Affairs

Student Financial Services

The Learning Commons


Previous Academic Catalogs

Academic Catalog 2009-2010

Academic Catalog 2010-2011

Academic Catalog 2011-2012

Academic Catalog 2012-2013

Academic Catalog 2013-2014

Academic Catalog 2014-2015

Academic Catalog 2015-2016

Academic Catalog 2016-2017