Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BGS in Speech-Language-Hearing. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website.

Goal 2.1 Written Communication (First Course, 2 Crs Required)3Goal 2.1 Written Communication (Second Course, 2 Crs Required) 3
MATH 101 (Major Pre-requisite)13Goal 2.2 Communication3
Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking3SPLH 120 (Major Requirement)4
SPLH 261 (Goal 3 Social Science, Major Requirement)3Required Minor Course (BGS Requirement)23
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
 15 16
Goal 3 Humanities3SPLH 466 (Major Requirement)3
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3SPLH 463 (Major Requirement)33
SPLH 462 (Major Requirement)33Goal 3 Natural Science3
SPLH 465 (Major Requirement)1Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)23
Required Minor Course (BGS Requirement)23Elective (Total Hours)3
Elective (Total Hours)3 
 16 15
Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3
SPLH 566 (Major Requirement)3SPLH 571 (Major Requirement)4
SPLH 565 (Major Requirement)1SPLH 568 (Major Requirement)44
Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)3Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)23
Elective (Total Hours)3 
Elective (Total Hours)3 
 16 14
SPLH 660 (Goal 6 Integration & Creativity, Major Requirement)3SPLH 620 (Major Requirement)3
Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)23Elective 300+ (Total Hours)53
Elective 300+ (Total Hours)53Elective (Total Hours)3
Elective 300+ (Total Hours)53Elective (Total Hours)3
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)1
 15 13
Total Hours: 120

 MATH 101 is the pre-requisite for SPLH 120.


Please note that the Bachelor of General Studies degree requires completion of the requirements 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.


SPLH 462 is only offered in the fall, and SPLH 463 is only offered in the spring. 


SPLH 120, SPLH 320, and SPLH 463 are preq-requisites for SPLH 568. 


Recommended electives for SPLH majors are SPLH 497/498 (SPLH 498 requires major GPA 3.5 or better); SPLH 670 and SPLH 672 (both require a 3.0 GPA or better). 

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, and 100 hours must be from within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one KU Core Goal. However, overlap of a KU Core course with a major or degree-specific requirement is allowed. Overlapping is recommended to allow more opportunities to explore other majors and/or minors.