What can I do with a major in...?
Connecting a major to a career is a challenge for many students. Below you will find a list of majors linking to information to help you start the process.
Remember, your major does not always determine your career. College grads use their education in a wide variety of fields. In addition to the options listed, you should explore and learn about the wide range of career opportunities available to you.
The career library at ACIC is also a great place to continue your research and locate materials to assist you in your career exploration. Stop by 14 Holton Hall and we will help you find the career information you need.
K-State Majors List
Find majors alphabetically
Advertising:see mass communications
Aeronautical technology (Salina): including aviation maintenance and professional pilot.
Agricultural communications and journalism
Agricultural economics: including agribusiness.
Agricultural technology management
American ethnic studies
Animal sciences and industry
Apparel and textiles: including apparel design and production and apparel marketing.
Architecture, planning, and design: including architecture, interior architecture and product design, and landscape architecture.
Art: including art history, ceramics, digital arts, drawing, graphic design, illustration, metalsmithing and jewelry, painting, photography, pre-art therapy, printmaking, and sculpture.
Aviation maintenance (Salina): see aeronautical technology
Bakery science and management: including cereal chemistry and production management.
Biological systems engineering:including biological engineering, environmental engineering, and machinery systems
Biology: including microbiology and fisheries and wildlife biology
Business administration: see accounting, finance, management, or marketing
Civil engineering: including construction engineering, environmental engineering, structural engineering, and transportation/materials engineering.
Clinical laboratory science
Communication sciences and disorders
Computer sciences: including computer science and software engineering
Computer systems technology/web development technology (Salina)
Construction engineering technology (Salina)
Construction science and management
Criminology: see sociology
Early childhood education
Education: including elementary, secondary, and special education.
Electronic and computer engineering technology (Salina)
Electronic journalism: see mass communications
Electronic media concepts, distribution and management:see mass communications
Elementary education: see education
English: including literature, creative writing, and literature with teaching certification.
Family and consumer sciences education: see education
Family studies and human services: including family life and community services, general, life span human development, and personal financial planning.
Feed science and management
Financial planning: see personal financial planning
Fisheries, wildlife, and conservation biology: see biology
Food science and industry: including food business and operations management and food science.
French: see modern languages
Health professions: including clinical laboratory science, pre-health information management, pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-nursing, pre-occupational therapy, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy, pre-physician assistant,pre-respiratory care, and pre-veterinary medicine.
Horticulture: including fruit and vegetable management, golf course management, greenhouse management, horticultural science, horticultural therapy, landscape and turf management, landscape design, and nursery management.
Hotel and restaurant management
Human ecology: including family and consumer sciences education, general, and undeclared.
Human resource management: see management
Humanities: see Interdisciplinary majors
Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering
Interdisciplinary majors: including humanities, life sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences.
Interior architecture and product design: see architecture
Journalism: see mass communications
Kinesiology: including exercise science.
Management: including human resource management, management information systems, and operations
Management information systems: see management
Mass communications: including advertising, print and electronic journalism, and public relations.
Mathematics: including actuarial and applied mathematics
Mechanical and nuclear engineering: including aerospace engineering, automotive engineering, composite materials, nuclear engineering, and power systems.
Mechanical engineering technology (Salina)
Milling science and management: including chemistry, management, and operations.
Modern languages: including French, German, and Spanish.
Music: including applied music and musical theatre.
Operations management: see management
Park management and conservation: including administration, interpretation, law enforcement ranger, and park manager.
Personal financial planning
Philosophy: including interdisciplinary, pre-business, pre-graduate school, pre-law, pre-ministry, and traditional.
Photography: see art
Physical science: see Interdisciplinary majors
Print journalism: see mass communications
Professional pilot (Salina): see aeronautical technology
Public health nutrition: see human nutrition
Public relations: see mass communications
Secondary education: see education
Social science: see Interdisciplinary majors
Sociology: including criminology.
Spanish: see modern languages
Special Education: see education
Speech: see communication studies
Web development technology (Salina): see computer systems technology/web development technology
Wildlife outdoor enterprise management