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

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 (2 crs req), BA Writing I)13ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 (2 crs req), BA Writing I)3
MATH 101 (Goal 1.2 Quantitative Reasoning)3Quantitative Reasoning (Goal 1.2, BA Quantitative Reasoning)23
1st Semester Language (BA Second Language)52nd Semester Language (BA Second Language)5
Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking3Goal 2.2 Communication3
WGSS 101 (Goal 4.1 or Goal 3S (recommended))3LA&S 292 (Research Methods (recommended, or elective))1
 17 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
3rd Semester Language (BA Second Language)34th Semester Language, or 1st semester of Another Language (BA Second Language)3-5
Goal 3 Humanities (overlap with major if possible)3Goal 3 Natural Science3
HSES 489, PSYC 502, or SW 303 (Major Requirement)3Lab Science (BA Lab Requirement)1-2
Additional Major Elective (Major Requirement)33Goal 3 Social Science (overlap with major if possible)3
Elective or possible minor course (Total Hours)3Elective or possible minor course (Total Hours)3
 15 13-16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3
Core Social Science Elective (Major Requirement)43Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics 3
Core Humanities Elective (Major Requirement)43Additional Core Course Elective (Major Requirement)53
Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3Additional Core Course Elective (Major Requirement)43
Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
WGSS 301 (Major Requirement)3WGSS 601 (Goal 6 Integration & Creativity, Major Requirement)3
Secondary Course Elective (Major Requirement)63Secondary Course Elective (Major Requirement)63
Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3
Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3
Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Total Hours: 120-123
1

The BA requires completion of two courses of collegiate-level writing instruction. Students who test out of Composition will still need to complete ENGL 102 (or equivalent) and one additional Goal 2.1 course. 

2

Visit this website for a list of courses that fulfill the BA Quantitative Reasoning requirement. 

3

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

4

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

5

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

6

Choose two courses from the approved Secondary course list. 

Please note:

All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are required to completed 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.