Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 1.2 Quantitative Reasoning3Goal 2.1 Written Communication (2 Crs. Required)3
Goal 2.1 Written Communication (2 Crs. Required)3Minor Course13
Minor Course13ABSC 100 (Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking, Major Requirement)3
ABSC 160 (Goal 3 Social Science, Major Requirement)3Goal 2.2 Oral Communication3
Elective3Elective3
 15 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Minor 300+ Level Course13Minor 300+ Level Course13
Goal 3 Humanities3Goal 3 Natural Science3
Goal 4.1 U.S. Diversity3ABSC 308 (Major Requirement)4
ABSC 304 (Major Requirement)3ABSC Specialty Area Elective (Major Requirement)23
Elective3Elective2
 15 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3
ABSC 350 (Major Requirement)3ABSC 509 (Major Requirement)3
Minor 300+ Level Course13ABSC Specialty Area Elective (Major Requirement)23
Elective 300+ Level3Minor 300+ Level Course13
Elective3Elective 300+ Level3
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
ABSC 685 (Goal 6 Integration & Creativity, Major Requirement)33ABSC 685 (Goal 6 Integration & Creativity, Major Requirement)33
ABSC Specialty Area Elective (Major Requirement)23Elective 300+ Level3
BGS Career Prep Course (BGS Requirement)3Elective 300+ Level3
Elective 300+ Level3Elective 300+ Level3
Elective 300+ Level3Elective 300+ Level3
 15 15
Total Hours: 120
1

 The BGS requires completion of a minor (or a second major) outside of the major area of study. Most minors require 18 hours with 12 at the 300+ level.

2

11 hours of ABSC Specialty Area elective courses are required. 

3

 6 hours of ABSC 685 Practicum is required.

 Please note: All students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are required to complete 120 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.