Wilkes University

Degree Programs & Curricula

Wilkes University offers undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Business of Administration, and the Bachelor of Science degrees. The University also offers a first professional degree program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. All programs have been carefully designed to prepare graduates to meet the rigorous entrance requirements of graduate and professional schools and to ensure that all Wilkes undergraduates acquire a broad general education essential for responsible contribution to human affairs. Each degree program assures multiple and varied opportunities for students to achieve educational objectives specific to that field of study. All baccalaureate programs also share a set of distinctive goals and Institutional Student Learning Outcomes that derive from the Wilkes University Mission and define the Wilkes baccalaureate educational experiences.

Institutional Student Learning Outcomes

(adopted by the University faculty, November 1, 2007)

The students will develop and demonstrate through course work, learning experiences, co-curricular and extracurricular activities

  • the knowledge, skills, and scholarship that are appropriate to their general and major field areas of study;
  • effective written and oral communication skills and information literacy using an array of media and modalities;
  • practical, critical, analytical, and quantitative reasoning skills;
  • actions reflecting ethical reasoning, civic responsibility, environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity; and
  • interpersonal skills and knowledge of self as a learner that contribute to effective team work, mentoring, and lifelong learning.