Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 2.1 Written Communication (First Course, 2 Crs Required)3Goal 2.2 Communication3
Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy3Goal 2.1 Written Communication (Second Course, 2 Crs Required)3
Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking3Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics (PHIL 160 or PHIL 180 recommended)3
Goal 3 Humanities3Elective (Total Hours)3
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
PHIL 384 or PHIL 386 (Major Requirement)3Goal 3 Natural Science3
Required Minor Course (BGS Requirement)13PHIL Elecitve 300+ (Major Requirement)3
Elective (Total Hours)3Required Minor Course (BGS Requirement)13
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 3 Social Science3Goal 4.1 U.S. Diversity3
PHIL 310 or 610 (Major Requirement)3PHIL 620-265 Theoretical (Major Requirement)3
PHIL 555, 662-672, or 676-677 Value Theory (Major Requirement)3Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13
Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 4.1 Global Awareness3PHIL Elective 300+ Level (Major Requirement)3
PHIL 557-608 History (Major Requirement)3PHIL Elective 300+ Level (Major Requirement)3
Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13Goal 6 Integration & Creativity3
Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Total Hours: 120

 Please note: All students in the College of Liberal Arts & 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.

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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.