Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 2.1 Written Communication (First Course, 2 Crs requried)3Goal 2.1 Written Communication (Second Course, 2 Crs Required)3
Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy3THR 212 (Major Requirement)3
THR 101 (Major Requirement)1THR 213 (Major Requirement)3
THR 106 (Goal 3 Humanities, major Requriement)3THR 216, 220, or 224 (Two Requried, Major Requirement)2
THR 215 (Major Requirement)3Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3
Elective (Total Hours)2 
 15 14
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking3Goal 3 Natural Science3
Goal 2.2 Communication3THR 216, 220, or 224 (Two Required, Major Requirement)2
THR 201 (Major Requirement)1THR 308 (Major Requirement)3
THR 206 (Major Requirement)3Required Minor Course (BGS Requirement)13
Elective (Total Hours)3Required Minor Course (BGS Requirement)13
Elective (Total Hours)1Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3
 14 17
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 3 Social Science3Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3
Goal 4.1 Human Diversity3THR 525, 526, or 528 (Two Required, Major Requirement)3
THR 301 or 401 (Major Requirement)1THR Performance Elective (Major Requirement)23
THR 525, 526, or 528 (Two Required, Major Requirement)3Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13
THR Performance Elective (Major Requirement)23Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3
Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13 
 16 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3Goal 6 Integration & Creativity3
THR Performance Elective 300+ (Major Requirement)23Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13
Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3
Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Total Hours: 121

 Please note: All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are required to complete 120 total hours of which 45 hours must be at the Jr/Sr (300+) level.

The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one KU Core Goal.

1

 Please note that the Bachelor of General Studies degree requires comletion of a single BGS major AND a secondary field of academic study (a second major, co-major, or minor). This sample plan is based on the completion of a minor. If a second major is selected instead, elective hours on plan will be needed for these additional major requirements.

2

 Nine hours of THR performance electives are required. To see a list of approved courses, visit the degree requirements tab. Other THR courses, such as special topics not listed among performance electives are normally eligible as substitutes with advisor's permission.