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Seminars

Seminars enroll fewer than 20 students, making it easy to meet new people and explore campus as part of a small group. 

students in a class

 

  • 2-credit hour elective course (all KU degree programs include a certain number of elective hours)
  • Taught by staff instructors and Graduate Teaching Assistants who are highly knowledgeable about KU
  • Focus on getting to know KU and planning for your education
  • Open to incoming freshman and transfer students, offered only in the Fall semester. 

student exploring campus and looking at a lizard

 

  • 3-credit hour courses that satisfy KU Core goal 1.1 (critical thinking)
  • Taught by faculty from a range of departments and schools
  • Focus on interesting topics and exciting questions in a discipline
  • Open to incoming freshman students, offered only in the Fall semester. No prior experience with the seminar topic is required. 

Students on a field trip

 
  • 2-credit hour elective course (all KU degree programs include a certain number of elective hours)
  • Taught by staff instructors and Graduate Teaching Assistants who are highly knowledgeable about KU
  • Focus on undergraduate research, service learning, global opportunities, and internships
  • Open to all KU students, offered only in the Spring semester.

 


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