K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2002-2004
The K-State Undergraduate Catalog is a reference for those interested in academic policies, procedures,
and programs of the university. Refer to the table of contents on the left for specific topics of interest.
Degree requirements and programs are organized by colleges and departments.
Course descriptions are provided to help you and your academic advisor plan your academic choices.
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Undergraduate Catalog in PDF format (4.6 megabytes).
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In the event of discrepancies between the two versions, the printed version has precedence.
Dr. Jon Wefald, President
Dr. James R. Coffman, Provost
Robert S. Krause, Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Dr. Thomas M. Rawson, Vice President for Administration and Finance
Board of Regents
Clay C. Blair, III, Mission
Steven Clark, Wichita
Janice DeBauge, Emporia
William R. Docking, Arkansas City
Lew Ferguson, Topeka
Floris Jean Hampton, Dodge City
Fred Kerr, Pratt
Jack Wempe, Little River
Deryl Wynn, Kansas City
You may call toll-free for information about admission to Kansas State University.
Dial 1-800-432-8270 in Kansas. Outside of Kansas dial 785-532-6250.
Prospective students should contact: Office of Admissions Kansas State University 119 Anderson Hall Manhattan, KS 66506-0102
Dial 1-800-651-1816. Outside the United States dial 785-532-6191.
Prospective students should contact: Graduate School Kansas State University 103 Fairchild Hall Manhattan, KS 66506-1103
K-State (USPS 355-690)
Volume 86 June 2002 Number 2
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The material in this catalog is provided for informational purposes and does not constitute a contract. For example, courses, curricula, degree requirements, fees, and policies are subject to constant review and change without notice.
Equity in athletics
In accordance with the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, an annual report pertaining to K-State's athletic programs is available to prospective students, students, and to the public in the following locations: Intercollegiate Athletics, Office of Admissions, Office of Registrar, Office of Student Life, Hale Library, and online at www.ksu.edu/uauc.
Any questions regarding the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act should be directed to the Office of Unclassified Affairs and University Compliance, Kansas State University, 112 Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506.
Notice of nondiscrimination
Kansas State University is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or other nonmerit reasons, in admissions, educational programs or activities, and employment (including employment of disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam Era), all as required by applicable laws and regulations. Responsibility for coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries, including those concerning Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, has been delegated to Jane D. Rowlett, Ph.D., Director ofAcademic Services, Kansas State University, 204 Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-0124 (785-532-4392).