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College Of Arts And Sciences Majors Of Study Quiz

How well do you know the majors of study in the College of Arts and Sciences? Put your knowledge to the test here! (The information contained in this article is strictly for entertainment purposes. It in no way reflects the opinions of the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences. Please note each description is cited from the following source: "College of Arts & Sciences." Majors & Minors. University of Kentucky, May 2016. Web. 28 Oct. 2016.)

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  1. This area of study deals with ecology, society, biology, culture, and language, among other aspects of human life.

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    Anthropology
    Philosophy
    Sociology
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    Anthropology!

    The department of Anthropology is celebrating its 90th birthday this school year!

    Anthropology!
    Via anthropology.as.uky.edu
  2. This major focuses on the humanistic study of writing and rhetoric in its various genres, contexts, and media.

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    English
    Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies
    Journalism
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    Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies!

    The first student to graduate with the Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies received his diploma only 3 years ago!

    Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies!
    Via wrd.as.uky.edu
  3. This major is structured to include both a broad foundation through core courses and opportu- nity for specialization within a biological subfield through biology electives.

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    Calculus
    Environmental Studies
    Biology
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    Biology!

    UK researchers in the Biology Department recently discovered three new primate species!

    Biology!
    Via bio.as.uky.edu
  4. This major allows academic flexibility and the opportunity to pursue special interests within the college.

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    Topical Studies
    Geology
    Physics & Astronomy
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    Topical Studies!

    The opportunities for Topical Studies majors and endless!

    Topical Studies!
    Via as.uky.edu
  5. This major of study is ideal for professional health fields, teach in secondary schools, or work in such areas as technical service, patent law, or ecology. Students can also pursue this major under a biochemistry option.

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    Criminology
    International Studies
    Chemistry
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    Chemistry!

    Wow! Our Chemistry instructors are awesome! Dr. April French was recently inducted into the ACS Chemical Education Examination Institute!

    Chemistry!
    Via chem.as.uky.edu
  6. This major of study provides an understanding of the cultures and literatures of the Spanish-speaking world.

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    Foreign Language and International Economics
    Hispanic Studies
    Linguistics
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    Hispanic Studies!

    The Hispanic Studies Department is always hosting great lecture series on campus!

    Hispanic Studies!
    Via hs.as.uky.edu
  7. This major of study offers theoretical and applied courses in diverse areas including microeconomics, macroeconomics, labor, money and banking, interna- tional economics, public economics, and industrial organization.

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    Economics
    Mathematics
    Microbiology
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    Economics!

    Outstanding Economics majors have the opportunity to join the national honors society for Economics, Omicron Delta Epsilon!

    Economics!
    Via as.uky.edu
  8. This major of study emphasizes the study of human behavior and basic social processes.

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    Sociology
    International Studies
    Psychology
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    Sociology!

    Did you know our Sociology is nationally AND internationally recognized through a multitude of awards?

    Sociology!
    Via as.uky.edu
  9. This major of study covers American literature, linguistics, film, creative writing, cultural studies, and composition.

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    Political Science
    Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies
    English
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    English!

    UK Alumna - and English major - Margaret Verble was recently named a Pulitzer Prize finalist!

    English!
    Via as.uky.edu
  10. This major of study allows students to pursue one of four fields: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations or Theory/Methodology.

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    Gender and Women's Studies
    Political Science
    Health, Society & Populations
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    Political Science!

    Political Science offers tons of great internship and fellowship opportunities like the Trunzo Scholarship Program.

    Political Science!
    Via as.uky.edu
  11. This major of study educates students on fundamental environmental studies, as well as Economics, Environment and Society.

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    Environmental and Sustainability Studies
    Anthropology
    Indian Culture
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    Environmental and Sustainability Studies

    A current Environmental and Sustainability Studies major just broke a record for conducting research while paddling the Mississippi!

    Environmental and Sustainability Studies
    Via as.uky.edu
  12. This major of study emphasizes the fundamental concepts and techniques of basic behavioral science.

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    Neuroscience
    Foreign Language and International Economics
    Psychology
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    Psychology

    Dr. Butterfield is conducting new and innovative Parkinson's Disease in conjunction with our Psychology Department!

    Psychology
    Via as.uky.edu
  13. This major of study includes coursework spanning Math and Natural Sciences or Humanities and Social Sciences.

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    History
    Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures
    Exploratory Studies
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    Exploratory Studies!

    Exploratory Studies is a new and exciting addition to the College and so far, so good!

    Exploratory Studies!
    Via as.uky.edu
  14. This major of study provides a general understanding and appreciation of physics and astronomy.

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    Biological Sciences
    Physics & Astronomy
    Jewish Culture
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    Physics & Astronomy!

    A UK Physicists recently discovered a new 2d material!

    Physics & Astronomy!
    Via as.uky.edu
  15. This major of study involves critical and systematic inquiry into fundamental questions of right and wrong, truth and falsehood, the meaning of life, and the nature of reality, knowledge, and society.

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    Cognitive Science
    Philosophy
    Sociology
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    Wrong!

    Philosophy!

    The Department of Philosophy is in the midst of hosting a Philosophy speakers series! Be sure to check it out!

    Philosophy!
    Via as.uky.edu
  16. This major of study offers the study of gender as an aspect of everyday life, as well as on the political and cultural experiences and contributions of women across the world and through time.

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    Gender and Women's Studies
    Exploratory Studies
    African American Studies
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    Gender and Women's Studies!

    GWS just had some great additions to the Social Theory Journal!

    Gender and Women's Studies!
    Via as.uky.edu
  17. This major of study focuses on understanding health outcomes and their unequal distribution as a product of multiple interacting influences, including health care, behaviors, environmental conditions, genetic and biological factors, and social and cultura

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    Kinesiology
    American Studies
    Health, Society & Populations
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    Health, Society & Populations!

    We are expecting great opportunities and directions for HSP!

    Health, Society & Populations!
    Via as.uky.edu
  18. In this major of study students explore global issues in disciplines such as anthropology, economics, history, political science, geography, foreign languages, English and the arts.

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    Mapping and GIS
    International Studies
    Foreign Language and International Studies
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    International Studies!

    International Studies is by far the best major to coordinate with study abroad experiences!

    International Studies!
    Via as.uky.edu
  19. This major of study includes Medicine, Biology, Anatomy, Neurobiology and Psychology.

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    Psychology
    Cognitive Sciences
    Neuroscience
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    Neuroscience!

    Neuroscience is always offering fun and interactive opportunities, like viewing brains, to the public!

    Neuroscience!
    Via as.uky.edu
  20. This major of study combines resources from English, anthro- pology, psychology, philosophy, computer science, and the foreign languages, to develop an understanding of the nature and implications of human language.

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    Linguistics
    Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies
    History
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    Linguistics!

    What exactly is human language? A&S Linguistics believes they can tell us!

    Linguistics!
  21. This major of study is about tackling problems whose solution requires mathematics

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    Mathematics
    Statistics
    American Studies
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    Mathematics!

    Our Mathematics Department is currently exploring computational arithmetic issues!

    Mathematics!
    Via as.uky.edu
  22. This major of study provides to its students quality instruction and scientific expertise in the geosciences.

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    Geography
    Philosophy
    Earth & Environmental Studies
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    Earth & Environmental Studies!

    More awesome professors? Frank R. Ettensohn was recently elected to the AAAS Fellowship!

    Earth & Environmental Studies!
    Via as.uky.edu
  23. This major of study advances the understanding and appreciation of language and cultural study domestically and abroad.

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    Topical Studies
    Biology
    Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
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    Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Cultures!

    Did you know MCL includes Folklore and Mythology as well?

    Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Cultures!
    Via as.uky.edu
  24. This major of study promotes chronology and knowledge of facts, communication skills, the interpretation of moments in the past and an understanding of human social, cultural, political, and economic studies.

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    Criminology
    International Studies
    History
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    History!

    Have you met Bob Ireland? This recent History inductee to the A&S Hall of Fame spent 41 years at UK!

    History!
    Via as.uky.edu
  25. This major of study combines mathematics, statistics, and economics.

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    Mathematical-Economics
    Economics
    Environmental & Sustainability Studies
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    Mathematical-Economics!

    Mathematical-Economics can lead to so many career options including financial planning, claims examination, and investment management.

    Mathematical-Economics!
    Via as.uky.edu

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