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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

    (List includes Undergraduate Majors)

Find majors alphabetically

A

Accounting
Advertising:
see mass communications
Agricultural communications and journalism
Agricultural economics:
including agribusiness.
Agricultural education
Agricultural technology management
Agronomy
Airport Management (Salina)
American ethnic studies
Animal sciences and industry
Anthropology
Apparel and textiles:
including apparel design and production and apparel marketing.
Architectural engineering
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.
Athletic training
Aviation maintenance (Salina)
Avionics (Salina)

B

Bakery science and management: including cereal chemistry and production management.
Biochemistry
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

C

Chemical engineering
Chemistry
Chiropractic Medicine:
see pre-Chirpractic medicine
Civil engineering:
including construction engineering, environmental engineering, structural engineering, and transportation/materials engineering.
Clinical laboratory science: see Pre-Clinical laboratory science (medical technology)
Communication sciences and disorders
Communication studies
Computer engineering

Computer sciences: including computer science and software engineering  
Computer systems technology/web development technology (Salina)
Construction science and management
Criminology:
see sociology

D

Dentistry: see pre-dentistry
Dietetics
Digital media technology (Salina)

E

Early childhood education
Economics
Education:
including elementary, secondary, and special education.
Electrical engineering
Electronic and computer engineering technology (Salina)
Electronic journalism: 
see mass communications
Electronic media concepts, distribution and management:
see mass communications
Elementary education: see education
Engineering (General)
English:
including literature, creative writing, and literature with teaching certification.
Entrepreneurship

F

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
Finance
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

G

Geography
Geology
German:
see modern language
Golf course management: see horticulture
Graphic design:
seeart

H

Health Information Management: see pre-health information management
Health professions:
including pre-chiropractic medicinepre-clinical laboratory science (medical technology), pre-dentistry, pre-health information management, pre-medicine, pre-nursing, pre-occupational therapy, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy, pre-physician assistant, pre-respiratory care, and pre-veterinary medicine.
Helicopter Pilot (Salina)
History
Horticulture: including fruit and vegetable management, golf course management, greenhouse management, horticultural science, horticultural therapy, landscape and turf management, landscape design, and nursery management.
Hospitality Management
Human ecology:
including family and consumer sciences education, general, and undeclared.
Human Nutrition: including Nutrition and Health, Nutritional Sciences, and Nutrition and Kinesiology
Human resource management: see management
Humanities: see Interdisciplinary majors

I

Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering
Information systems
Interdisciplinary majors: including humanities, life sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences.
Interior architecture and product design: see architecture
Interior design

J

Journalism: see mass communications

K

Kinesiology: including exercise science.

L

Landscape architecture: see architecture
Law:
see pre-law
Life science
:
see Interdisciplinary majors

M

Management: including human resource management, management information systems, and operations management.
Management information systems: see management
Marketing
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)
Medicine:
see Pre-medicine
Milling science and management:
including chemistry, management, and operations.
Modern languages: including French, German, and Spanish.
Music: including composition, instrumental performance, vocal performance, music theatre, and music education

N

Nursing: see pre-nursing
Nutrition: see human nutrition

O

Occupational Therapy: see pre-occupational therapy
Operations management:
see management
Optometry: see pre-optometry

P

Park management and conservation: including administration, interpretation, law enforcement ranger, and park manager.
Personal financial planning
Pharmacy:
see pre-pharmacy
Philosophy: including interdisciplinary, pre-business, pre-graduate school, pre-law, pre-ministry, and traditional.
Photography: see art
Physical science: see Interdisciplinary majors
Physical Therapy: see pre-physical therapy
Physician Assistant: see pre-physician assistant 
Physics
Political science
Pre-Health professions:
see health professions
Pre-law
Print journalism:
see mass communications
Professional pilot (Salina)
Psychology
Public health nutrition: see human nutrition
Public relations: see mass communications

R

Radio and television (Electronic media concepts, distribution and management): see mass communications
Regional and community planning: see architecture
Respiratory Care: see pre-respiratory care

S

Secondary education: see education
Social science
:
see Interdisciplinary majors
Social work
Sociology:
including criminology.
Spanish: see modern languages
Special Education:
see education
Speech:
see communication studies
Statistics

T

Technology management (Salina) : including applied business and applied technologies.
Theatre

U

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Salina)

V

Veterinary medicine: see pre-veterinary medicine

W

Web development technology (Salina): see computer systems technology/web development technology
Wildlife outdoor enterprise management

Women's studies

Students surveying land in front of Anderson Hall