Prescription for success

Do you ever feel that you have too many interests to choose just one major? The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences has a cure for that.* Watch this video, check out the cool classes below, and then ask your advisor if the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is for you.

*Side effects of attending Liberal Arts and Science Classes may include increased communication skills, a diploma,  high levels of critical thinking, interaction with students of different studies, and a better understanding of the world around you.

Cool Classes

From Magic for Muggles to classes to help you thrive in the workplace, the College offers something for all your passions and needs. Take a spin through our cool class listicles to see what captures your imagination.

Magic for Muggles ->

Still waiting on that invitation to a certain school of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Even at KU, you can still indulge your interest in magic. The College has some recommendations for you. Check ’em out!

5 classes to help you thrive in the workplace ->

Your typical campus attire of yoga pants and sweats probably won’t fly after graduation – well, unless you work in a gym or Bernadette hooks you up at a Sitting Around All Day Wearing Yoga Pants Factory. Learn the skills you need to survive and thrive in cubicle life.

7 classes Rory Gilmore would love ->

Despite her despair at carrying so many books, we all know that Rory’s true passion is reading, writing and forever learning. Step aside, Dean. Jog on, Jess. Stay in London, Logan. Books are Rory’s true love. Take a page out of Rory’s book and try some of these classes to flame your love of reading and writing.

19 classes you didn’t know you could take in the KU Core ->

Still looking to complete some of the KU Core requirements? We’ve got you covered with everything from pirates and jewelry-making to sports fans and rap geniuses. Once you’re ready to enroll head over to for more info.

5 Classes for ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Geeks ->

Let’s take a look at classes that remind us of one of our favorite TV shows. All self-proclaimed nerds are invited, but we promise you don’t have to be a theoretical physicist. Let’s get started!

Express Yourself: Cool Classes in the Arts, Fall 2017 ->

Looking for a way to branch out a bit with your creativity? Look no further. Here’s a list of just a few of the coolest classes to take in the School of the Arts in fall 2017. We’ve got you covered with classes from Dance, Theatre, Visual Art and Film & Media Studies. You could be studying Quentin Tarantino films, Bob Dylan’s musical poetry, learning Flamenco or discussing what exactly makes an artist an artist today. Bonus? Many of these fulfill the KU Core. (Virtual fist bump.)

12 classes you didn’t take in High School ->

High school provides a great foundation of education. But now that you’re at KU, it’s time to explore – and there’s no better place than in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. With more than 55 departments, programs and centers; 40 languages; and 100 major and minor options – chances are we’ve got what you’re looking for. Check out this list and visit to discover new subjects and find your future.

6 classes for the current events junkie ->

Forget the Oscars, you host watch parties for presidential debates. You get alerts to your phone when breaking news hits and your proudest moment is that time Katie Couric “favorited” your Tweet. Sound familiar? We’ve got you covered, news junkie. These courses dive into topics that are hot right now.

3 classes to help you discover the great state of Kansas ->

How much do you know about the great state of Kansas? Impress your friends with these three Kansas-themed #CoolCLAS classes offered by departments across the College.

8 health and wellbeing classes to energize your schedule ->

As a KU student, you’re no stranger to cardio between classes. But even with those killer calves you could probably benefit from a refresher. These courses will help you better understand your body, mind and modern health care to enhance your well-being and that of those around you.

6 electives to spice up your schedule ->

This semester, take a class outside your comfort zone. You might discover a new passion and learn a new skill. Plus, you’ll become a more well-rounded person with diverse knowledge and experiences. So what have you got to lose?

Note: These classes are offered across all semesters. Check out the schedule of classes to see what’s available in upcoming semesters.