Panama Undergraduate Program

Panamanian students pose for group photo

The Panama Program is a non-degree curriculum that offers students the opportunity to complete up to 56 credits of coursework fulfilling the General Education requirements at the University of Louisville.  This curriculum prepares students for a wide variety of majors available at Louisville’s Belknap Campus in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education & Human Development, and the J. B. Speed School of Engineering.

Courses in the PUG Program are taught at the Quality Leadership University (QLU) campus by regular University of Louisville faculty and QLU faculty who are credentialed to teach as U of L instructors. All courses are offered in English.

Courses offered in the past include:

ANTH 202Introduction to Biological Anthropology
BIOL 102Introduction to Biological Systems
BIOL 104Introduction to Biological Systems-Lab
CHEM 201General Chemistry I
CHEM 202General Chemisry II
CHEM 207Introduction to Chemical Analysis-Lab
COMM 112Business and Professional Speaking
COMM 112Interpersonal Skills
COMM 115Campus Life
COMM 201Introduction to Communication
COMM 201Principles of Communication
COMM 305Principles of Mass Communication
COMM 313Organizational Communication
ENGL 101College Writing
ENGL 102Intermediate College Writing
ENGL 306Business Writing
GEN 101Campus Life
GEOS 200The Global Environment
HIST 102History of Civilization II
MATH 107Finite Mathematics
MATH 111College Algebra
MATH 205Calculus I
MATH206Calculus II
PHIL 225Business Ethics
PHIL 311Introduction to Logic
PHYS 295Intro Mech, Heat, Wave Motion Lab
PHYS298Intro Mech, Heat and Wave Motion
POLS 325Public Administration
POLS 330International Relations
POLS 399Political Issues in Latin America
PSYC 201Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 404Intro to Behavior Mgmt & Self Mgmt
SPAN 121Basic Spanish
SPAN 323Spanish in the Workplace
TA 207Enjoyment of Theatre

QLU GraduateOscar Leon, President, Quality Leadership University (QLU) and Jan Murphy, Interim Provost, Illinois State University with A&S; Dean Leonard at the 2017 graduation.

UofL students meet Panama President Juan Carlos Varela at a recruiting fair.
UofL students meet Panama President Juan Carlos Varela at a recruiting fair.

Prof. Futrell (Communication) gives student Karen Schnack her diploma.
Prof. Futrell (Communication) gives student Karen Schnack her diploma.