Undergraduate CertificateGreat Plains Studies

The undergraduate certificate in Great Plains Studies from Wichita State brings together students and the general public to experience and study the Great Plains Region. You'll explore the cultural and natural aspects of the region through courses in the sciences and cultural studies.

Learn how Great Plains studies is the right fit for you.

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To complete the 15-credit-hour certificate, you’ll choose at least two courses in the physical sciences (biology and/or geology) and cultural studies (English, anthropology and/or history). The certificate is also open to non-degree adult learners.

How to enroll

To add this certificate to your plan of study: 

  • Log into the myWSU portal, find the Student Tools box (center of the page) and click "Change my Major/Minor."
  • Click continue (this will show your current major and minor).
  • Click continue, then click on "Add a certificate" and choose your certificate program. Click continue and submit request.