Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 (2 crs required))3ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1, 2 crs required)3
MATH 101 (Goal 1.2)3Goal 2.2 Communication3
Goal 1.1 (Critical Thinking) Minor Course13
WGSS 101 (Goal 4.1 or Goal 3S recommended)3Elective3
Elective3Elective3
 12 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 3 Humanities (Overlap with major if possible)3Goal 3 Natural Science3
HSES 489, PSYC 502, or SW 303 (Major Requirement)3Goal 3 Social Science (Overlap with major if possible)3
Additional Major Elective23Minor Course, 300+ Level13
Minor Course13300+ Level Elective3
300+ Level Elective3Elective3
 15 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 4.1 U.S. Diversity3Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3
Core Social Science 300+ (Major Requirement)3Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3
Core Humanities 300+ (Major Requirement)3Additional Core Course 300+ Elective (Major Requirement)43
Minor Course 300+ Level13Additional Core Course 300+ Elective (Major Requirement)43
Elective3Minor Course 300+ Level13
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
WGSS 301 (Major Requirement)3WGSS 6013
Secondary Course Elective (Major Requirement)53Secondary Course Elective (Major Requirement)3
Minor Course 300+ Level13300+ Elective3
BGS Career Prep Course (BGS Requirement)3300+ Elective3
Elective3Elective3
 15 15
Total Hours: 117

 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 1 KU Core Goal.

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

 Choose one elective course from the list of approved survey, core, or secondary courses required for the major.

3

 Choose one Core Course from each of the lists of approved Core Social Science and Core Humanities course lists.

4

 Choose two additional Core Courses from either the Social Science or Humanities Core course lists.

5

 Choose two courses from the approved Secondary course list.