Undergraduate Programs

Kansas Studies Minor

In support the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and resources in the study the history and culture of the state of Kansas, a minor in Kansas Studies is offered to Washburn students. Students make application to the Center's director and take fifteen fours from an approved list, on a graded basis. At least 6 hours of upper division (300) level is required.

For more information, please contact 
Professor of Geography Tom Schmiedeler
Henderson Learning Center, Rm 225, phone 785 670-1559

Consult current Kansas Minor classes in Class Schedule (Search "All Courses" / "Kansas Studies")

Degree Minor:

The Kansas Studies Curriculum:

  • AN 225 Kansas Archeology
  • BI 170 Kansas Ecology
  • BI 180 Birds of Kansas
  • BI 280 EA Kansas Amphibians and Reptiles
  • EN 138 Kansas Literature
  • EN 190 Film Appreciation (when taught as "Kansas in the Movies")
  • EN 199 Special Topics (when taught as "Kansas Folklore")
  • GG 304 Kansas Geography
  • GL 103 Historical Geology (when taught with a significant Kansas component)
  • HI 200 Special Topics (when taught as "Kansas Character/Characters")
  • HI 322 Kansas History
  • HI 317 Topeka and the Urban Experience in American History
  • HN 202A Kansas Folklore
  • MM 402/502 Kansas and the Media
  • PO 107 American State and Local Government
  • PO 307 Internship in State and Local Government