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
Law
Medicine
Optometry
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Veterinary Medicine

Minors Offered

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

Upcoming Events

  • Labor Day (No Classes)
    September 7, 2015 @ N/A Event Details >>
  • Convocation: Opening Convocation - Required of All Students
    September 8, 2015 @ 1:00 pm Event Details >>
  • Convocation: Constitution Day
    September 8, 2015 @ 7:30 pm Event Details >>
  • ALC MAPP Test - Freshmen & Juniors
    September 10, 2015 @ N/A Event Details >>
  • Convocation: MAPP Testing - Required for All First Time Freshmen and All Juniors
    September 10, 2015 @ 1:00 pm Event Details >>

Calendar

September 2015
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JBS 1st Quarter Mid-Term Ends

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All-Campus Cookout

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JBS Elementary Fall Field Day (K-5)

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Labor Day (No Classes)

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Convocation: Opening Convocation - Required of All Students

Convocation: Constitution Day

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ALC MAPP Test - Freshmen & Juniors

Convocation: MAPP Testing - Required for All First Time Freshmen and All Juniors

JBS Parent/Teacher Conference

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JBS Senior Field Day

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Religious Emphasis Week

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Religious Emphasis Week

Convocation: Religious Emphasis - Kevin Bowling

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Religious Emphasis Week

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Religious Emphasis Week

Convocation: Religious Emphasis - Little Paint Quartet Southern Gospel Musicians

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Religious Emphasis Week

Alumna/us of the Year Banquet

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ALC Blood Drive

Convocation: Entrepreneurship Seminar

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Convocation: Breast Cancer Awareness

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