Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BGS in Applied Behavioral Science with a concentration in Community Health & Development. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website.
|Goal 2.1 Written Communication (2 Crs. Required)||3||Goal 2.1 Written Communication (2 Crs. Required)||3|
|Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy||3||ABSC 100 (Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking, Major Requirement)||3|
|Goal 3 Social Science||3||Goal 2.2 Oral Communication||3|
|Goal 3 Humanities||3||Goal 3 Natural Science||3|
|ABSC 150 (Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics, Major Requirements)||3||ABSC 308 (Major Requirement)||4|
|ABSC 304 (Major Requirement)||3||ABSC 310 (Major Requirement)||3|
|Minor Course1||3||Minor Course||3|
|Goal 4.1 U.S. Diversity||3||Goal 4.2 Global Awareness||3|
|ABSC 509 (Major Requirement)||3||ABSC Specialty Area Elective (Major Requirement)2||3|
|ABSC Specialty Area Elective2||3||ABSC Specialty Area Elective (Major Requirement)2||3|
|Minor Course 300+ Level1||3||Minor Course 300+ Level1||3|
|ABSC 690 or 691 (Goal 6 Integration & Creativity, Major Requirement)3||3||ABSC 690 or 691 (Major Requirement)3||3|
|ABSC Specialty Area Elective (Major Requirement)2||3||Minor Course 300+ Level1||3|
|Minor Course 300+ Level1||3||Elective 300+ Level||3|
|BGS Career Prep Course (BGS Requirement)||3||Elective||3|
|Total Hours 120|
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.
11 hours of ABSC Specialty Area elective courses are required. Visit the degree requirements tab for a list of approved courses.
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.