Social Justice & Community Outreach

American Studies

Why choose American Studies? Because America is changing and you have an important part to play in our global future.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., Grad Certificate, M.A., M.A./M.U.P., Minor, Ph.D., Undergrad Certificate

Classics

Classics is the integrated study of ancient Greek and Roman civilization through its languages, its literature, and its artistic and archaeological remains.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., M.A., Minor

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.

Environmental Studies

The Environmental Studies Program at the University of Kansas, established in 1971, is one of the oldest environmental studies programs in the country.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., B.S., Grad Certificate, Minor, P.S.M.

Film and Media Studies

The Department of Film and Media Studies boasts a highly ranked film arts and studies program that is based on mutual encouragement and community.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., M.A., Minor, Ph.D.

History of Art

The History of Art Department offers undergraduate instruction in European, American, East Asian, and African art.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., M.A., Minor, Ph.D.

Human Sexuality

Examine how sexual identity and practices contribute to significant contemporary social issues such as human trafficking, family violence and health inequality.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., Minor

Humanities

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

Latino/a Studies (minor only)

Study the American Latino community, the country's largest minority, and the importance of its history, peoples, cultures, and social and political participation.
Degrees:
Minor

Law & Society

Explore how law works in practice in public administration, courts, the non-profit sector, policy, policing, and the justice system.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S.

Philosophy

Philosophy will help you develop critical thinking skills, enabling you to analyze the underlying logic and assumptions in arguments about a variety of topics.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., M.A., M.A./J.D., Minor, Ph.D.

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

Public Policy (minor only)

Explore topics related to public policy in the United States and the world.
Degrees:
Minor

Social Justice (minor only)

Explore topics and themes about the current and historical roles of social justice in our society.
Degrees:
Minor

Sociology

Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., Minor, Ph.D.

Theatre

Explore stagecraft, performance, design, dramatic literature, dramaturgy, and theatre pedagogy, as well as the historical, literary, and cultural basis of theatre and performance.
Degrees:
B.A., B.F.A., B.G.S., M.A., M.F.A., Minor, Ph.D.

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

The department fosters the interdisciplinary study of women, gender, and sexuality, through a rich multicultural and internationally informed academic environment.
Degrees:
B.A., B.G.S., Grad Certificate, Minor, Ph.D.