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Undergraduate Degrees Offered by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

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African and African-American Studies B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor
American Studies B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor-Latino/a Studies
Anthropology B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor
Applied Behavioral Science B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor
Astronomy B.A. | B.S. | Minor-Astrobiology | Minor-Astronomy
Atmospheric Science B.S. | Minor
Biology B.A.and B.S.-Biochemistry | B.A. and B.S.-Biology | B.A. Human Biology | B.A. and B.S.-Microbiology | B.S.-Molecular Biosciences*
Chemistry B.A. | B.S. | Minor
Classics B.A. and B.G.S.-Classical Antiquity | B.A. and B.G.S.-Classical Languages | Minor
Communication Studies B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor-Communication Studies Minor-Leadership Studies
Dance B.F.A. | B.A. | Minor
East Asian Languages and Cultures B.A. | Minor
Economics B.A. | B.G.S. | B.S. | Minor
English B.A. and B.G.S.-English | B.A. and B.G.S.-Literature, Language, Writing* | Minor
Environmental Studies B.A. | B.G.S. | B.S. | Minor
European Studies Co-Major | Minor
Film and Media Studies B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor
French and Italian B.A. | Minor-French Minor-Italian
Geography B.A., B.G.S. and B.S.-Geography | B.S.-Atmospheric Science | Minor-Geography Minor-Atmospheric Science
Geology B.A. | B.S. | Minor
Germanic Languages and Literatures B.A. | Minor
Global and International Studies B.A.-Global and International Studies | Minor-Global and International Studies Minor-Jewish Studies 
History B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor
History of Art B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor
Humanities and Western Civilization B.A.-Humanities | Minor-Peace and Conflict Studies 
Latin American Area Studies B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor
Liberal Arts and Sciences B.G.S.
Linguistics B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor
Mathematics B.A. | B.S. | Minor
Philosophy B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor
Physics and Astronomy B.A. and B.S.-Astronomy | B.A. and B.S.-Physics | Minor-AstrobiologyMinor-AstronomyMinor-Physics
Political Science B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor-Public Policy in the U.S.
Psychology B.A. and B.G.S.-Psychology^ | B.A. and B.G.S.-Developmental Psychology⁰ | B.S.-Behavioral Neuroscience | Minor-Psychology Minor-Social & Behavioral Sciences Methodology
Public Affairs and Administration B.A.* | B.G.S.* | Minor*
Religious Studies B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor-Religious Studies 
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Co-Major | Minor
Slavic Languages and Literatures B.A. | Minor
Sociology B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor
Spanish and Portuguese B.A. | Minor-Brazilian Studies
Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor
Theatre B.A. | B.G.S. | B.F.A.-Theatre Design | Minor
Visual Art B.A. and B.F.A.-Visual Art | B.F.A.-History of Art | B.A.E.-Visual Art Education
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies B.A. | B.G.S. | Minor-Women's Studies Minor-Human Sexuality

*Offered at the KU Edwards Campus
^ Offered at the KU Lawrence and Edwards Campuses
⁰ The Developmental Psychology program at the KU Edwards Campus is no longer accepting applications effective Summer 2013.  Students interested in this program are strongly encouraged to apply to the new Psychology program at the Edwards Campus »


Other KU Undergraduate Minors Open to Students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

School » Degrees »
School of Business Minor
School of Music Minor
Department » Degrees »
African and African-American Studies M.A., Graduate Certificate
American Studies M.A., Ph.D.
Anthropology M.A., Ph.D.
Applied Behavioral Science M.A., Ph.D.-Behavioral Psychology, Graduate Certificate
Atmospheric Science M.S.
Bioinformatics Ph.D.
Chemistry M.S., Ph.D.
Child Language Ph.D.
Classics M.A.
Clinical Child Psychology Ph.D.
Communication Studies M.A., Ph.D.
Communicative Disorders M.A., Ph.D.
East Asian Languages and Cultures M.A.
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology M.A.-Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Botany, EntomologyPh.D.-Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Botany, Entomology
Economics M.A., Ph.D.
English M.A., M.F.A.-Creative Writing, Ph.D.
Film and Media Studies M.A., Ph.D.
French and Italian M.A., Ph.D.
Geography M.A.-Geography, M.S.-Atomspheric Science, Ph.D.-Geography
Geology M.S., Ph.D.
Germanic Languages and Literatures M.A., Ph.D.
Gerontology Ph.D., Dual-title Ph.D.
Global and International Studies M.A.-Global and International Studies
Indigenous Studies M.A., Graduate Certificate
History M.A., Ph.D.
History of Art M.A., Ph.D.
Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders M.A.Au.D.Ph.D.
Latin American Area Studies M.A.
Linguistics M.A., Ph.D.
Mathematics M.A., Ph.D.
Molecular Biosciences M.A.-Biochemistry and Biophysics; Microbiology; Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental BiologyPh.D.-Biochemistry and Biophysics; Microbiology; Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Museum Studies M.A.
Philosophy M.A., Ph.D.
Physics and Astronomy M.S.-Physics, Ph.D.-Physics
Political Science M.A., Ph.D.
Psychology M.A., Ph.D.
Public Affairs and Administration M.P.A., Ph.D.
Religious Studies M.A.
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies M.A.
Slavic Languages and Literatures M.A., Ph.D.
Sociology M.A., Ph.D.
Spanish and Portuguese M.A., Ph.D.
Theatre M.A., M.F.A.-Theare Design, Ph.D.
Visual Art M.F.A.-Visual Art, M.A.-Visual Art
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Ph.D., Graduate Certificate



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