Health & Wellness

Anthropology

Learn about the varied cultures and peoples in the world, delve into the planet's prehistory, and develop an understanding of the biological aspects of human existence.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., M.A., Minor, Ph.D.

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.

Behavioral Neuroscience

Develop your understanding of the biological bases of behavior and thought to prepare for careers in medicine, pharmacology, veterinary medicine, animal science, neurology, neurobiology, and neuroscience.
Degrees:
B.S.

Biochemistry

Study the structure and function of biomolecules—proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids—and all the chemical processes of organisms.
Degrees:
B.A., B.S.

Biology

The Undergraduate Biology Program prepares students for careers in scientific research, medical professions, conservation work, public safety, and more.
Degrees:
B.A., B.S. (Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology), B.S. (Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology)

Biotechnology

Technological and scientific advancements within the field of biotechnology are rapidly expanding, creating new businesses and significant demand for well-trained scientists.
Degrees:
B.A.S.

Chemistry

A degree in chemistry prepares you for further study in the field, and for a career in a variety of industries, such as sales, research, education and writing.
Degrees:
B.A., B.S., M.S., Minor, Ph.D.

Child Language (Ph.D. only)

The Ph.D. in Child Language focuses on the interdisciplinary academic preparation and research training of child-language specialists.
Degrees:
Ph.D.

Clinical Child Psychology (Ph.D. only)

The Clinical Child Psychology Program fulfills the basic orientations to Clinical Psychology as a practice area in professional psychology with an emphasis in working with children, adolescents, parents, and families.
Degrees:
Ph.D.

Dance

The Department of Dance is committed to providing every student with the tools necessary to create their own path towards a career in dance.
Degrees:
B.A., B.F.A., Minor

Geography

Geography studies the spatial dimensions of, and links between, culture, society and environmental processes.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., B.S., Grad Certificate, M.A., M.S., Minor, Ph.D.

Gerentology (Ph.D. only)

KU's Doctor of Philosophy in Gerontology is an interdisciplinary research degree emphasizing social and behavioral gerontology.
Degrees:
Ph.D.

Human Biology

The broad nature of the Human Biology major can prepare students for a variety of post-undergraduate opportunities.
Degrees:
B.A.

Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Develop cultural flexibility and knowledge of the languages and societies of the Americas. Most majors participate in real-world research through study abroad and study Spanish, Portuguese, Quechua, or Haitian Creole.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., Grad Certificate, M.A., Minor

Psychology

Advance your understanding of human behavior, thinking, and emotion.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., Grad Certificate, M.A., Minor, Ph.D., Undergrad Certificate

Speech Language Hearing Sciences & Disorders

Programs are designed for the student who seeks a career in speech, language, or hearing or is interested in normal communication development and communication disorders.
Degrees:
Au.D., B.A., B.G.S., M.A., Minor, Ph.D., SPLD

Urban Planning

KU's Master of Urban Planning is an accredited, professional degree oriented towards excellence for planning practice. Our graduates excel in careers in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Degrees:
M.U.P.