Alice Lloyd College

Degrees & Majors

Crum ClassWhen a student graduates from Alice Lloyd College, he or she leaves with a degree recognized for its academic value. With a liberal arts degree from ALC, one will not only gain a deeper understanding for the arts and sciences, but will also be educated to become a lasting leader in one’s community. Through medicine, law, politics, education, and business, our graduates touch the lives around them.

Challenging our students to look within themselves, we give them the abilities and knowledge needed to shape their college, their community, and their world. At Alice Lloyd, an education is much larger than a degree … it’s studying abroad, serving on mission trips in Central America, or interning in Washington, D.C. It’s the opportunity to interact with professors one-on-one. It’s a chance to be “a step ahead of the pack” when entering the job market armed with valuable work experience and references gained through the Student Work Program. It’s the opportunity to receive graduate and professional scholarships to the University of Kentucky and other schools through the Caney Cottage Scholarship Program. But more than anything, it’s the chance to seize the day, take advantage of every single opportunity that presents itself, and take hold of one’s future.

Alice Lloyd students are accepted to many graduate and professional schools nationwide and hired by major employers throughout Appalachia; many schools and businesses recruit here. People are often surprised that such academic success can come from a small, private college in the mountains of southeastern Kentucky. But it comes as no surprise to us. With faculty from highly regarded institutions that have included Harvard, Yale, Cornell, and Penn State, it’s easy to understand where our academic strength begins.

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Quick Facts:

Student-teacher ratio is 18:1.

Average class size is 19.

Degrees Offered

Alice Lloyd offers two bachelor degrees: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science.

Bachelor of Arts Majors (Non-Teaching)

Accounting and Business Management
Business Administration

English
History
Liberal Arts
Sociology
Sports & Fitness Programs Management

Bachelor of Science Majors (Non-Teaching)

Biology (Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Pre-Engineering)
Dual Degree in Nursing
Kinesiology

Bachelor of Arts Majors (Teaching)

Elementary Education P-5 (one emphasis)
Middle School Education Grades 5-9 (one emphasis or two emphases)
English Education Grades 8-12
Physical Education Grades P-12
Social Studies Education Grades 8-12

Bachelor of Science Majors (Teaching)

Biological Science Education Grades 8-12
Mathematics Education Grades 8-12

Education Emphasis Areas to Choose From:

Elementary Areas:
English / Communications
Fine Arts / Humanities
Mathematics
Science
Social & Behavioral Studies

Middle School Areas:
English / Communications
Mathematics
Science
Social & Behavioral Studies

Elementary Education (P-5) and Education 8-12 majors may choose to receive Middle School Certification in the following areas:
English / Communications
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies

Undeclared

Undeclared Curriculum Guide Sheet (pdf)

Pre-Professional Programs

Pre-Professional students are expected to check with the professional school they plan to attend in order to determine the requirements for entry into that school’s program.

Dentistry
Engineering (Guide Sheet – pdf)
Law
Medicine
Optometry
Pharmacy (Guide Sheet – pdf)
Physical Therapy
Veterinary Medicine

Minors Offered

Accounting
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
English
Entrepreneurship
History
Leadership Studies
Mathematics
Sociology

Upcoming Events

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JBS Senior Spotlight

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JBS Final Exams

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