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Undergraduate Programs + Minors

Undergraduate Programs + Minors

History - BA

Bachelor of Arts

Dive deep into areas of history, specializing in a specific area of interest. Careers in community education, museums, foreign service agent for the government, consultant, education.

History - BS

Bachelor of Science

Dive deep into areas of history, specializing in a specific area of interest. Careers in community education, museums, archivist and nonprofit management, consultant, education.

History

Minor

Dive deep into areas of history, specializing in a specific area of interest. Careers in community education, museums, foreign service agent for the government, consultant, education.

Public History

Certificate Program

History begins with curiosity about the past, and there are many ways to turn that curiosity into a successful career. The major emphasizes critical thinking, research, writing skills, and working with primary and secondary sources. A wide range of employers highly value these analytical skills. We also have an M.A. degree, along with certificate programs for licensed teachers and for students wishing to study Public History. In addition, we have two joint degree programs with the School of Library and Information Management.

Political Science - BA

Bachelor of Arts

Study of legislative, executive and judicial institutions at the national, state and local levels.

Political Science - BS

Bachelor of Science

Study of legislative, executive and judicial institutions at the national, state and local levels.

History/Government: Social Studies Education (Grades 6-12)

Bachelor of Science in Education

Gain deep under of various parts of history and the social sciences, paired with ESU’s renowned education program to teach history/social studies at the secondary education level (grades 6-12).

Political Science

Minor

Study of legislative, executive and judicial institutions at the national, state and local levels.

Public Administration Concentration-Political Science

Bachelor of Science

Political Science with an emphasis in Public Administration is perfect for students interested in careers in government, public management, or not-for-profit organization administration. These courses also serve those interested in law school or graduate study in public administration, political science, business administration and planning.

Pre-Law

Pre Professional Program

Emporia State is the only institution in Kansas that offers senior pre-law students the opportunity to take a special orientation course on what to expect in law school. Emporia State pre-law graduates have been accepted at outstanding law schools throughout the country and are now practicing in a variety of fields as lawyers and judges.

Public Administration

Minor

Management of local, state and national offices and be prepared to be a leader and change agent.

Geography

Minor

Systematic study of spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life.

Philosophy

Minor

Philosophy can yield immediate benefits for students planning postgraduate work in law, medical, business, and other post-graduate professional schools.

Legal Studies

Minor

The Legal Studies Minor makes the Pre-law curriculum available to students who are not Political Science majors. It is excellent preparation for Law school and features a unique Introduction to Law course taught by a third-year student: the only such course in the state.

East Asian Studies Minor

Minor

The minor in East Asian Studies provides students with detailed information about the peoples, cultures, history, philosophies, religions, art and literatures of East Asia.