The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is the most diverse academic unit at the University of Kansas. With degree offerings in more than 50 departments, programs and centers, the options are endless. No wonder more than 60% of students choose to pursue a degree in the College.
Learn more about our offerings, which are focused in five major areas of study.
Divisions of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Often platforms for civic engagement and social change, the arts are a visible expression of society and culture. It is through the arts that we tell the story of our past and envision the future.
The humanities are about everything that carries a human imprint, from our culture—the rules of engagement of everyday life—to history, language, literature, philosophy.
Endless curiosity is at the heart of International & Interdisciplinary Studies. The goal is a deeper understanding of the world, through multi-discplinary study of cultures and societal issues.
From a molecule to the Milky Way, the Natural Sciences & Mathematics explore the intricacy of our universe and its resources and inhabitants.
As our world becomes increasingly complex and interdependent, the Social & Behavioral Sciences examine and solve challenges related to the human condition.