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    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.

    Printed Copies of this Catalog

    A copy of the Catalog in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) is also available. This format is best used for high-quality printing.

    Download the Undergraduate Catalog in PDF format (4.6 megabytes).

    This online version of the catalog has been converted from the printed version. 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.

    Undergraduate students
    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

    Graduate students
    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

    K-State is published four times a year in April, June, July, and August by University Publications, Kansas State University, 5 Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-0118. Periodicals postage paid at Manhattan, Kansas 66502. POSTMASTER: Send changes to K-State, University Publications, 5 Anderson Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-0118.

    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

    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).

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