Nearly 200 degrees, including the one for you.

The University of Kansas has 13 different schools, offering nearly 200 degrees. Like highly-ranked undergraduate business and undergraduate engineering programs. Students are admitted into the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and take classes toward their major in their first year. Student submit applications to professional students for some degrees.

Use the dropdown menu to choose an area of study, or browse all undergraduate degrees below.

books iconCollege of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is the most diverse academic unit at the University of Kansas. With more than 100 major and minor offerings in more than 50 departments, programs and centers, the College offers students the opportunity to learn without boundaries.

  • African & African-American Studies (concentrations available in African Studies, African & American Studies, Arabic & Islamic Studies)
  • American Studies (concentrations available in Race/ethnicity; American cultural studies; Local & global; Popular culture; Jazz studies; Gender & sexuality; Religion)
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Behavioral Science (concentrations available in Early childhood; Youth development & juvenile justice; Adults with disabilities; Community health & development; Basic research & conceptual foundations)
  • Astrobiology (minor)
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Science (concentrations available in Air pollution meteorology; General meteorology; Hydrometeorology; News media forecasting)
  • Behavioral neuroscience
  • Biological Sciences (concentrations available in Biochemistry; Biology; Human biology; Microbiology; Molecular biosciences)
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry (concentrations available in Biochemistry; Biological chemistry; Chemical physics; Environmental chemistry)
  • Classical Antiquity
  • Classical Languages
  • Communication Studies
  • Economics
  • English (concentrations available in Creative writing; Rhetoric, language & writing; Traditional English)
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies (a co-major must accompany this major)
  • Geography (concentrations available in Geographical information & analysis; Physical geography)
  • Geology (concentrations available in Earth & space science licensure; Engineering geology; Environmental geology; General geology; Geophysics)
  • Global & International Studies (concentrations available in Africa; Asia; Latin American & The Caribbean; The Middle East; Russia, East Europe & Central Asia; Western Europe)
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Human Sexuality
  • Humanities
  • Indigenous Studies (minor)
  • Jewish Studies
  • Latin American & Caribbean Studies
  • Latino/a Studies (minor)
  • Leadership Studies (minor)
  • Studies, African & American Studies, Arabic & Islamic Studies)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Linguistics
  • Literature, Language & Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Peace & Conflict Studies (minor)
  • Philosophy
  • Physics (concentrations available in Computational physics; Interdisciplinary; Preprofessional)
  • Political Science
  • Prelaw (no degree offered)
  • Premedical professional (no degree offered)
  • Psychology (concentration available in Behavioral neuroscience)
  • Religious Studies
  • Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Speech-language-hearing: Sciences & Disorders
  • Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

artSchool of the Arts

The School of the Arts is home to four departments: Dance, Film & Media Studies, Theatre, and Visual Art. With over 650 students, more than 60 faculty, and 14 degree programs, the School of the Arts is the largest arts unit at the University.

  • Dance
  • Film & Media Studies (concentrations available in Culture & studies production)
  • Theatre (concentrations available in Performance; Theatre, culture & society)
  • Theatre design
  • Visual Art (concentrations available in Ceramics; Expanded Media; Metalsmithing/jewelry; Painting/drawing; Printmaking; Sculpture; Textile/fibers)
  • Visual Art Direction

Globe iconSchool of Languages, Literatures & Cultures

KU is a national leader in the study of foreign languages. In addition to teaching languages, there are also courses on culture, literature, history, and politics connected with those languages. We are developing innovative research and curriculum, as well as helping students make deliberate, well-informed choices from among an unusually rich array of opportunities.

  • Brazilian Studies (minor)
  • East Asian Languages & Cultures (concentrations available in Double Language; East Asian Studies – Chinese, Japanese, or Korean language)
  • French
  • Italian
  • German Studies
  • Slavic Languages & Literatures (concentrations available in Polish; Russian; South Slavic Studies)
  • Spanish

public-adminSchool of Public Affairs & Administration

The KU School of Public Affairs and Administration develops skilled leaders, innovators, and problem solvers; global citizens who are ready to confront pressing social and economic challenges at the local, state, national, and international levels.

  • Public Administration

architecture iconSchool of Architecture & Design

This school teaches students how to imagine, collaborate, plan, design, and build. As a result, our graduates are known for their design acumen, mastery of architectural technology and construction, and skill in environmental analysis.

  • Architectural Studies
  • Architecture
  • Design (concentrations available in Illustration and animation; Industrial design; Photo media; Visual communication design)

business iconSchool of Business

The School of Business has been creating business leaders since 1924. You’ll learn from award-winning faculty, learn from real-world experiences, and make connections with powerful alumni. Global companies including Microsoft, AT&T, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Company offer internships to KU business students each year.

  • Accounting
  • Business (minor)
  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Management & Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management

You can combine your business major with any of the following concentrations: Business Analytics; Entrepreneurship; Human Resources; Information Systems; International Business; Supply Chain Management.

education iconSchool of Education

At KU, you can get your education degree at the #8 Best School of Education (public) in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. The school offers an extensive curriculum, requires students to engage in scholarship, and provides a wide range of real-world experiences at schools and other institutions.

  • Unified Early Childhood (birth to grade 3)
  • Elementary (kindergarten to grade 6)
  • English Secondary (grade 6 to grade 12)
  • History & Government Secondary (grade 6 to grade 12)
  • Mathematics Middle (grade 5 to grade 8)
  • Science Middle (grade 5 to grade 8)
  • Foreign Language (pre-kindergarten to grade 12)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Special Education
  • Community Health
  • Exercise Science
  • Health & Physical Education Teacher Licensure (kindergarten to grade 12)
  • Sport Management
  • Special Education
  • Community Health
  • Exercise Science
  • Health & Physical Education Teacher Licensure (kindergarten to grade 12)

UKanTeach preparation program – obtained by completing a College of Liberal Arts & Sciences degree with UKanTeach certiciation (concentrations available in Secondary Biology; Secondary Chemistry; Secondary Earth & Space Science; Secondary Mathematics; Secondary Physics)

compassSchool of Engineering

The KU School of Engineering is a bridge to the future, pioneering new technologies and developing solutions to the problems facing the world. KU engineering and computing faculty, students and staff are committed to answering the call for solid interdisciplinary research and engineering education.

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Architectural Engineer
  • Chemical Engineering (concentrations available in Biomedical; Environmental; Petroleum Engineering; Premedical)
  • Civil Engineering (concentration available in Environmental Engineering)
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics (concentrations available in Aerospace Systems; Chemical Systems; Digital Electronic Systems; Electromechanical Control Systems)
  • Information Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Computing (concentrations available in Astronomy; Biology; Chemistry; Geography; Journalism; Physics)
  • Mechanical Engineering (concentration available in Biomechanical)
  • Petroleum Engineering

medicine iconSchool of Health Professions

At the KU School of Health Professions, internationally renowned faculty prepare students for a rewarding career in clinical care, research or academia. The training received from top faculty and scientists provides graduates with an edge in a workforce where health care professionals are in high demand.

  • Clinical Laboratory Science (concentration available in Molecular Biotechnology)
  • Health Information Management
  • Respiratory Care

journalism iconSchool of Journalism & Mass Communications

At the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, students work with award-winning teachers and nationally recognized student media outlets. The school community develops writing, research, critical thinking and communication skills that help our students succeed at KU and after.

  • News & Information
  • Strategic Communication
  • Journalism (minor)

music iconSchool of Music

The School of Music seeks to nurture and advance the art of music through creation, performance, scholarly inquiry, entrepreneurship and enhancement of artistic skills. Nurturing and advancement occur via outstanding teaching, mentorship, quality research and creative endeavors and service to professional and lay constituencies.

  • Jazz Studies
  • Music (concentration available in Jazz Studies; Musicology; Music Theory; Piano, Organ & Orchestral Instrument; Voice)
  • Music (minor)
  • Music Composition
  • Music Education
  • Music Theory
  • Music Therapy
  • Musicology
  • Organ
  • Piano
  • Strings & Harp (concentration available in Double Bass; Harp; Viola; Violin; Violoncello)
  • Theatre & Voice
  • Voice
  • Wind & Percussion (concentration available in Bassoon; Clarinet; Euphonium; Flute; French Horn; Oboe; Percussion; Saxophone; Trombone; Trumpet; Tuba)

nursing iconSchool of Nursing

With a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the School of Nursing, you'll be prepared for success in today's changing health care environment. Our graduates are work-ready once they graduate, thanks to 678 hours of clinical and laboratory experiences. KU graduates are ready to work in hospitals, community health agencies, or industrial or long-term care facilities.

  • Nursing

pharmacySchool of Pharmacy

KU’s School of Pharmacy is the #20 public school of pharmacy, and students have a 100% job placement rate upon graduation. This world-class research institution trains both pharmacists and researchers who help solve the world’s medical problems.

  • Pharmaceutical Studies
  • Doctor of Pharmacy

social-workSchool of Social Welfare

For over 60 years, the School of Social Welfare has provided leadership and innovation in professional social work education. Our distinguished faculty are leading experts in many areas of practice, including: mental health, child welfare and child mental health, aging, spirituality in social work practice, criminal justice, poverty and other areas.

  • Social Work

KU: Highly ranked for employability.

According to Times Higher Education, KU is ranked #26 when it comes to employability for graduates. So whichever degree you choose, you can start your career with confidence.

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