Business, Economy & Data

Applied Behavioral Science

Our undergraduate mission is to teach students to understand behavior and solve societal problems through evidence-based practice and critical thinking.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., Grad Certificate, M.A., Minor, Ph.D., Ph.D./M.P.H.

Astrobiology (minor only)

KU is among few institutions in the nation that offer an astrobiology minor, which studies the possibility and detectability of life outside the Earth.
Degrees:
Minor

Astronomy

Learn the science of the physical study of stars and stellar systems in the observable universe.
Degrees:
B.A., B.S., Minor

Communication Studies

Faculty members in Communication Studies teach and research in two main areas: Rhetorical and Political Communication and Communication and Relationships.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., Grad Certificate, M.A., Minor, Ph.D., Undergrad Certificate

East Asian Languages & Cultures

Learn about the three oldest continuous civilizations in the world - China, Japan, and Korea.
Degrees:
B.A., Grad Certificate, M.A., M.A./J.D., Minor

Economics

Economic literacy provides a framework for understanding the forces that shape the global economy and society in which we live.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., B.S., M.A., M.A./J.D., Minor, Ph.D.

English

For an English major, some obvious career choices might include writing, editing or reporting, but did you know that you can also work in the legal, medical, government or education fields?
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., M.A., M.F.A., Minor, Ph.D.

European Studies

The European Studies program provides a vibrant community for research, teaching, and related activities that explore historical and contemporary European cultures.
Degrees:
Co-Major, Minor

French

A major in French, in the Department of French, Francophone, and Italian Studies, ensures that our students succeed in today's global economy.
Degrees:
B.A., Grad Certificate, M.A., Minor, Ph.D.

Germanic Languages and Literatures

Courses explore diverse perspectives on the language, culture, literature, history, and art of German-speaking Europe.
Degrees:
B.A., M.A., Minor, Ph.D., Undergrad Certificate

Global & International Studies

Think critically about some of the most fundamental issues facing the world: population growth, politics and governance, migration, economics, poverty and conflict, and climate change.
Degrees:
B.A., Grad Certificate, M.A., M.A./M.B.A., Minor, Undergrad Certificate

History

Training in historical research, analysis, and writing develops skills that are essential in our information economy.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., M.A., Minor, Ph.D.

Humanities

Study the intellectual and cultural practices and traditions in world civilizations.
Degrees:
B.A., Grad Certificate, Minor, Undergrad Certificate

Italian (minor only)

Develop your understanding of Italian literature, language, and culture.
Degrees:
Minor

Leadership Studies (minor only)

Leadership is a process, not an outcome. Develop skills to make progress on issues you care about in your personal, community, and professional life.
Degrees:
Minor

Mathematics

Pursue traditional math-oriented fields such as actuary science, education, or statistics, or explore options such as investment analysis, and programming.
Degrees:
B.A., B.S., Grad Certificate, M.A., Minor, Ph.D.

Peace & Conflict Studies (minor only)

Examine the origins and nature of conflict within and among societies and the various ways in which humans address conflict.
Degrees:
Minor

Physics

Gain a foundation for virtually all fields of the natural sciences and engineering.
Degrees:
B.A., B.S., M.S., Minor, Ph.D., Undergrad Certificate

Political Science

Political science advances our understanding of politics, power, governance, and public policy in the United States and across the globe.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., M.A., Minor, Ph.D.

Public Affairs & Administration

Our programs prepare leaders to confront the challenges of contemporary public management and build professionalism in the public and nonprofit sectors.
Degrees:
B.A., M.A./M.U.P., M.P.A., M.P.A./J.D., Minor

Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies

The Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies has been a national leader for the study of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe since 1965.
Degrees:
B.A., Grad Certificate, M.A., Minor

Slavic Languages & Literatures

Our department is internationally recognized for strengths in diverse areas of Slavic literary and cultural studies and linguistics.
Degrees:
B.A., M.A., Minor, Ph.D.

Social & Behavioral Sciences Methodology (minor only)

Receive advanced training in quantitative and qualitative methods and develop graduate-level expertise in applied statistical methods.
Degrees:
Minor

Spanish

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers a comprehensive undergraduate program in Spanish and Portuguese language, literature, and culture, as well as Brazilian literature and cultural studies.
Degrees:
B.A., M.A., Minor, Ph.D.