ART 650 Senior Seminar I
This course explores issues and themes in creative practice while critically examining works of visual art and culture; capstone experience. Concurrent enrollment in at least one upper level Visual Art studio course is required. Typically taken during a student's final two semesters. Prerequisite: 30 hours of departmental electives and instructor permission. Corequisite: Any 300 level or above Visual Art studio course.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art
The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art is a four-year, 120 credit hour degree program. The first year is spent in foundations courses where students focus on the development of their creative and technical skills. After the foundation year, students can select to concentrate in several degree emphasis areas.
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in American Studies
Career Opportunities American Studies graduates are prepared for a broad array of occupations. Recently our graduates have entered jobs in museums, libraries, social policy, government, politics, journalism and education. Many have entered graduate work in American studies or disciplines in their concentrations. See an advisor for a list of American studies courses that may meet teacher licensure requirements in history and social sciences.
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
The degree of Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics offers in depth training in mathematics. A B.A. degree in mathematics at KU allows you to focus on the mathematics that is most relevant and interesting to you. A total of 120 hours is required to graduate with a B.A. in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The requirements for all students earning a B.A. in the College include the KU Core Curriculum , a laboratory or field experience, and proficiency in a language other than English.
Bachelor of Arts in Jewish Studies
The Program in Jewish Studies offers an undergraduate major (BA in Jewish Studies) and minor, Departmental Honors (both by research paper and by service learning), and courses in Jewish Studies, Hebrew, and Yiddish; we also co-sponsor courses in many other units, especially Religious Studies and History, Global and International Studies, and Political Science. Among our several focus areas are Jewish history and culture, Judaism, Holocaust studies, Israel Studies, Jewish languages and narratives, and applied service in Jewish organizations.
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Confront social problems around gender and sexuality Collaborate with students and faculty from across the social sciences and humanities Build expertise on issues that matter most to you
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Literature, Language, and Writing
KU's English Department is at the core of the humanities, highlighting the "human" through our individual, one-on-one interactions with our students, our emphasis on community and global engagement, and our abiding interest in our shared humanity through the stories of others. We seek to challenge the mind and to engage the imagination of our students, to teach them to ask questions and to seek for answers. We encourage them to grapple with the complexity of a culturally and commercially interconnected world and the global networks and processes of cultural exchange. We believe that words and ideas will shape the world. We teach our students life-long skills, so that they learn to write clearly, creatively, and effectively—discovering themselves even as they lay a solid foundation for professional success.
Bachelor of Arts in Slavic, German, and Eurasian Studies
If you have turned on a TV set or logged on Twitter lately, you probably have seen a news item on Russia or Ukraine, not to mention countries like Turkey and Iran. From Russian, Polish, Ukrainian, to Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Serbian (BCMS), to Czech, Turkish, Persian/Tajik/Dar/Farsi, to Yiddish, our department offers only critical languages. In fact, the US government classifies these languages as critical for national security interests, and there are a number of federal scholarships that you can apply for to study them.
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in English
Why study English language and literature? Because reading and writing shape the world. KU's English Department is at the core of the humanities, highlighting the "human" through our individual, one-on-one interactions with our students, our emphasis on community and global engagement, and our abiding interest in our shared humanity through the stories of others. We seek to challenge the mind and to engage the imagination of our students, to teach them to ask questions and to seek for answers. We encourage them to grapple with the complexity of a culturally and commercially interconnected world and the global networks and processes of cultural exchange. We believe that words and ideas will shape the world. We teach our students life-long skills, so that they learn to write clearly, creatively, and effectively—discovering themselves even as they lay a solid foundation for professional success. A commitment to teaching and learning. Our department is renowned for its tradition of excellence in teaching. The vast majority of our undergraduate classes have 20-35 students, and much of the class time is dedicated to active learning and engagement with texts and ideas. In the last ten years, faculty members in the department of English have won ten Kemper Fellowships for Excellence in Teaching, two Chancellors Club Teaching Professorships, a Career Achievement Teaching Award, and a wide variety of other university-level teaching and advising awards, and the department as a whole received the Center of Teaching Excellence (CTE) award for Department Excellence in Teaching at the University of Kansas. A variety of career and life paths. English majors graduate to a variety of careers, including law, teaching, scholarship, publishing, library science, and journalism--as well as medicine, politics, design, and any number of other fields that value clear communication, interpretive skill, and critical and creative thinking. Engaged and innovative scholarship. KU's English Department has several core strengths that cross tracks and periods, including Global and Cross-Cultural Approaches; Literature, Rhetoric, and Social Action; Diversity Studies; Language, Literature and Science; and Popular Expressive Forms. At the KU English Department, students work closely with nationally-renowned writers and researchers. Our faculty have won national awards that recognize excellence in research, including grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Philosophical Society, and the Newberry Library, among others. English Department faculty members have also received major research funding from the University of Kansas, including the Hall Center for the Humanities Research fellowships and Keeler Intra-University Fellowships for interdisciplinary work. Undergraduate students can work one-on-one with faculty mentors in the Honors Program, McNair Scholars Program, and Dean's Scholars Program, as well as through independent Directed Studies.
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Philosophy
In philosophy we ask big, important questions. While asking such questions is easy, answering them is difficult. Because these questions are often abstract and vague, it is necessary to use precise reasoning and analysis to clarify what exactly it is we are asking. Only then can we attempt to develop answers.
Bachelor of Science in Education
...341 Instructional Strategies in Art for Elementary Classroom Teachers SPED 650 Constructing Early Childhood Curriculum...
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
...interested in a liberal arts degree; such students...6 MATH 647 & MATH 650 Applied Partial Differential...
Department of English
...the Literature and the Arts heading are designated...SAT Verbal Scores: o 650 or higher -- Enroll...
Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience
...in Psychological Research PSYC 650 Statistical Methods in...the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are...
Department of Mathematics
...background in the liberal arts should enroll in...27 or SAT: 610-650 or ALEKS: 61...
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering
...the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as...Engineering I 3 ARCE 650 Illumination Engineering 3...
BA in Philosophy
...638 , PHIL 648 , PHIL 650 , and PHIL 654...the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are...
BGS in Philosophy
...638 , PHIL 648 , PHIL 650 , & PHIL 654 options...the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are...