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

Goal 2.1 Written Communication (First Course, 2 Crs Required)3CLSX 178 or ENGL 102 (Recommended)(Goal 2.1 Written Communication(Second Course, 2 Crs Required))3
MATH 101 (Recommended)(Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy)3CLSX 210 or 220 (Recommended)(Goal 2.2 Oral Communication)3
CLSX 151, 168, or 177 (Recommended)(Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking)3LAT 108 or GRK 108 (Major Pre-requisite)5
LAT 104 or GRK 104 (Major Pre-requisite)5Required Minor Course (BGS Requirement)13
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
 17 17
GRK 301, 302, 303, or LAT 112 (Major Pre-requisite)3Goal 3 Natural Science3
Goal 3 Humanities3GRK 310, 312, LAT 200, or LAT 201 (Major Pre-requisite)3
Goal 3 Social Science3Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13
Required Minor Course (BGS Requirement)13Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3
Course from List A (Major Requirement)23Course from List A or B (Major Requirement)23
Course from List B (Major Requirement)23Course from List A or B (Major Requirement)23
Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13Course from List C (Major Requirement)33
Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13
 15 15
Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3CLSX 496, 550, or 577 (Goal 6 Integration & Creativity, Major Requirement (Recommended))43
Course from List A or B (Major Requirement)23Course from List A or B (Major Requirement)23
Course from List C (Major Requirement)33Course from List C (Major Requirement)33
Required Minor Course 300+ (BGS Requirement)13Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3
BGS Career Prep Course (BGS Requirement)2 
 14 12
Total Hours: 120

Please note that the Bachelor of General Studies degree requires completion of the requirements of a single BGS major AND a secondary field of academic study (a second major, co-major, or minor).  This sample plan is based on the completion of a minor. If a second major is selected instead, elective hours on plan will be needed for these additional major requirements.


The Classical Antiquity major has two tracks: Classical Archaeology and Classical Humanities. 6 hours from approved courses on List A and List B are required for both tracks. A remaining 9 hours of coursework should be chosen from either List A or List B depending on your track. To review these requirements the lists of approved courses, visit the degree requirements tab.


Both tracks within the Classical Antiquity major require 9 hours chosen from List C, for a list of approved courses see the degree requirements tab. 


Goal 6 satisfied by CLSX 496, CLSX 550, or CLSX 577. If one of these is not used to satisfy a major requirement and Goal 6, then a free elective may also be used to satisfy Goal 6.

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.

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.