BGS in Theatre with concentration in Theatre, Culture & Society

Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BGS in Theatre with a concentration in Theatre, Culture & Society. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
THR 106 (Goal 3 Arts and Humanities, Major Requirement)3THR 216, 220, or 224 (Theatre Production I, Major Requirement)22
THR 101 (Major Requirement)11THR Theatre, Culture, & Society Elective (Major Requirement)33
Goal 2.1 Written Communication (1 of 2)3Goal 2.1 Written Communication (2 of 2)3
First Year Seminar Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking3Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy3
Goal 2.2 Communication3Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours61
 16 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
THR 201 (Major Requirement)1THR 308 (Major Requirement)3
THR 215 (Major Requirement)3THR 216, 220, or 224 (Theatre Production II, Major Requirement)2
Goal 3 Social Science3THR Theatre, Culture, & Society Elective (Major Requirement)33
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Goal 3 Natural Science3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours61Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
 Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
 11 17
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
THR 525, 526, or 528 (History of Theatre II, Major Requirement)3THR 525, 526, or 528 (History of Theatre II, Major Requirement)3
THR 301 or 401 (Major Requirement)1THR Theatre, Culture, & Society Elective 300+ (Major Requirement)33
THR Theatre, Culture, & Society Elective 300+ (Major Requirement)33Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3
Goal 4.1 U.S. Diversity3Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63 
 16 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
THR Theatre, Culture, & Society 300+ Elective (Major Requirement)33THR Theatre, Culture & Society Elective 300+ (Major Requirement)33
BGS Career Prep Course (BGS Requirement)43Goal 6 Integration & Creativity53
Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
 15 15
Total Hours 120

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.

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.