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The College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 50 programs. Click the tabs below to explore our many options.

Undergraduate Degrees Offered by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Department » Degrees »
African and African-American Studies » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in African and African-American Studies »
Minor in African and African-American Studies »
American Studies » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in American Studies »
Minor in Latino/a Studies »
Minor in American Studies »
Anthropology » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Anthropology »
Minor in Anthropology »
Applied Behavioral Science » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Applied Behavioral Science »
Minor in Applied Behavioral Science »
Astronomy » Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy »
Bachelor of Science in Astronomy »
Minor in Astrobiology »
Minor in Astronomy »
Atmospheric Science » Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Science »
Minor in Atmospheric Science »
Biology » Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry »
Bachelor of Arts in Biology »
Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology »
Bachelor of Arts in Microbiology »
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry »
Bachelor of Science in Biology »
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology »
Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biosciences* »
Chemistry » Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry »
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry »
Minor in Chemistry »
Classics » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Classical Antiquity »
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Classical Languages »
Minor in Classics »
Communication Studies » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Communication Studies »
Minor in Communication Studies »
Minor in Leadership Studies »
Dance » Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance »
Bachelor of Arts in Dance »
Minor in Dance »
East Asian Languages and Cultures » Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Languages and Cultures »
Minor in East Asian Languages and Cultures »
Economics » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Economics »
Bachelor of Science in Economics »
Minor in Economics »
English » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in English »
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Literature, Language, and Writing* »
Minor in English »
Environmental Studies » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Environmental Studies »
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies »
Minor in Environmental Studies »
European Studies » Co-Major in European Studies »
Minor in European Studies »
Film and Media Studies » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Film and Media Studies »
Minor in Film and Media Studies »
French and Italian » Bachelor of Arts in French »
Minor in French »
Minor in Italian »
Geography » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Geography »
Bachelor of Science in Geography »
Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Science »
Minor in Geography »
Minor in Atmospheric Science »
Geology » Bachelor of Arts in Geology »
Bachelor of Science in Geology »
Minor in Geology »
Germanic Languages and Literatures » Bachelor of Arts in German Studies »
Minor in German Studies »
Global and International Studies » Bachelor of Arts in Global and International Studies »
Co-Major in European Studies »
Minor in European Studies »
Minor in Global and International Studies »
Minor in Jewish Studies »
History » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in History »
Minor in History »
History of Art » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in History of Art »
Minor in History of Art »
Humanities and Western Civilization » Bachelor of Arts in Humanities »
Minor in Humanities »
Minor in Peace and Conflict Studies »
Latin American Area Studies » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Latin American Area and Caribbean Studies »
Minor in Latin American Area Studies »
Liberal Arts and Sciences » Bachelor of General Studies in Liberal Arts and Sciences »
Linguistics » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Linguistics »
Minor in Linguistics »
Mathematics » Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics »
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics »
Minor in Mathematics »
Philosophy » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Philosophy »
Minor in Philosophy »
Physics and Astronomy » Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy »
Bachelor of Science in Astronomy »
Bachelor of Arts in Physics »
Bachelor of Science in Physics »
Minor in Astrobiology »
Minor in Astronomy »
Minor in Physics »
Political Science » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Political Science »
Minor in Public Policy in the United States »
Psychology » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Psychology^ »
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience »
Minor in Psychology »
Minor in Social and Behavioral Sciences Methodology »
Public Affairs and Administration » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Public Administration* »
Minor in Public Administration* »
Religious Studies » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Religious Studies »
Minor in Religious Studies »
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies » Co-Major in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies »
Minor in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies »
Slavic Languages and Literatures » Bachelor of Arts in Slavic Languages and Literatures »
Minor in Slavic Languages and Literatures »
Sociology » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Sociology »
Minor in Sociology »
Spanish and Portuguese » Bachelor of Arts in Spanish »
Minor in Brazilian Studies »
Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Speech-Language-Hearing »
Minor in Speech-Language-Hearing »
Theatre » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Theatre »
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design »
Minor in Theatre »
Visual Art » Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art »
Bachelor of Fine Arts in History of Art »
Bachelor of Arts in Visual Art »
Bachelor of Art Education in Visual Art Education »
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies » Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Women’s Studies »
Minor in Women’s Studies »
Minor in Human Sexuality »

*Offered at the KU Edwards Campus
^ Offered at the KU Lawrence and Edwards Campuses

 

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Graduate Degrees Offered by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Department » Degrees »
African and African-American Studies » Graduate Certificate in African Studies »
American Studies » Master of Arts in American Studies »
Master of Urban Planning and Master of Arts in American Studies »
Doctor of Philosophy in American Studies »
Anthropology » Master of Arts in Anthropology »
Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology »
Applied Behavioral Science » Joint Degree: Ph.D. in Behavioral Psychology and Master of Public Health »
Master of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science »
Doctor of Philosophy in Behavioral Psychology »
Graduate Certificate in Community Health and Development »
Atmospheric Science » Master of Science in Atmospheric Science »
Chemistry » Master of Science in Chemistry »
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry »
Child Language » Doctor of Philosophy in Child Language »
Classics » Master of Arts in Classics »
Clinical Child Psychology » Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Child Psychology »
Communication Studies » Master of Arts in Communication Studies »
Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Studies »
Computational Biology » Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Biology »
East Asian Languages and Cultures » Master of Arts in East Asian Languages and Cultures »
Joint Degree Program in Law and East Asian Languages and Culture »
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology » Master of Arts in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Botany, or Entomology »
Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Botany, or Entomology »
Economics » Master of Arts in Economics »
M.A.-J.D. Degree Program »
Doctor of Philosophy in Economics »
English » Master of Arts in English »
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing »
Doctor of Philosophy in English »
Environmental Studies Professional Science Masters in Environmental Assessment »
Film and Media Studies » Master of Arts in Film and Media Studies »
Doctor of Philosophy in Film and Media Studies »
French and Italian » Master of Arts in French »
Doctor of Philosophy in French »
Geography » Master of Arts in Geography »
Master of Science in Atmospheric Science »
Master of Science in Geography »
Doctor of Philosophy in Geography »
Geology » Master of Science in Geology »
Doctor of Philosophy in Geology »
Germanic Languages and Literatures » Master of Arts in Germanic Languages and Literatures »
Doctor of Philosophy in Germanic Languages and Literatures »
Gerontology » Doctor of Philosophy in Gerontology »
Dual-title Ph.D. in Gerontology »
Global and International Studies » Master of Arts in Global and International Studies »
History » Master of Arts in History »
Doctor of Philosophy in History »
History of Art » Master of Arts in History of Art »
Doctor of Philosophy in History of Art »
Indigenous Studies » Master of Arts in Indigenous Studies »
Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Studies »
Latin American Caribbean Studies » Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies »
Linguistics » Master of Arts in Linguistics »
Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics »
Mathematics » Master of Arts in Mathematics »
Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics »
Molecular Biosciences » M.A. in Biochemistry Biophysics; Microbiology; or Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology »
Ph.D. in Biochemistry Biophysics; Microbiology; or Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology »
Museum Studies » Master of Arts in Museum Studies »
Museum Studies Graduate Certificate »
Philosophy » Master of Arts in Philosophy »
Juris Doctor and Master of Arts in Philosophy »
Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy »
Physics and Astronomy » Master of Science in Physics »
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics »
Political Science » Master of Arts in Political Science »
Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science »
Psychology » Master of Arts in Psychology »
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology »
Public Affairs and Administration » Master of Public Administration »
Master of Public Administration and Juris Doctor »
Master of Public Administration and Master of Urban Planning »
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration »
Religious Studies » Master of Arts in Religious Studies »
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies » Master of Arts in Russian, East European,
and Eurasian Studies »

Graduate Certificate in Russian, East European,
and Eurasian Studies »
Slavic Languages and Literatures » Master of Arts in Slavic Languages and Literatures »
Doctor of Philosophy in Slavic Languages and Literatures »
Sociology » Master of Arts in Sociology »
Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology »
Spanish and Portuguese » Master of Arts in Spanish »
Doctor of Philosophy in Spanish »
Speech-Language-Hearing:
Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders »

 
Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology »
Doctor of Audiology »
Doctor of Philosophy in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology »
Theatre » Master of Arts in Theatre »
Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Design-Scenography Concentration »
Doctor of Philosophy in Theatre »
Visual Art » Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art »
Master of Arts in Visual Art Education »
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies » Doctor of Philosophy in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies »
Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies »

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