Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BGS in Anthropology. 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 II)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
First Year Seminar (Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking)3Natural Science (Goal 3N)3
ANTH 150, 151, or 309 (Goal 3S, Major Requirement)3ANTH 160, 162, or 360 (Goal 3H or Goal 4.2, Major Requirement)3
 17 17
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
3rd Semester Language (BA Second Language)34th Semester Language, or 1st semester of another Language (BA Second Language)3-5
ANTH 308, 310, or 340 (LFE, Major Requirement)3ANTH 406, 441, or 462 (LFE, Major Requirement)3
ANTH 200-level Elective; Major Requirement3Goal 2.2 Communication3
ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33
ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33
Lab Science (BA Lab Requirement)1-2 
 16-17 15-17
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3
ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33
ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33Elective 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
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)23Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)23
ANTH 401 (Goal 6.1, Major Requirement)3Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3
LA&S 490 (Recommended, or elective)3Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3
Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3
Elective 300+ (Total Hours)1 
 13 12
Total Hours 120-123

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.