BA in Global and International Studies with concentration in Global and International

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing I)13ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing II)13
Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy3BA Quantitative Reasoning (BAQR)23
1st Semester Language (BA Second Language)52nd Semester Language (BA Second Language)5
GIST 220 (Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking, FALL ONLY)3Goal 2.2 Communication3
 GIST Core Knowledge Course33
 14 17
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
3rd Semester Language (BA Second Language)34th Semester Language (BA Second Language)3
Goal 3 Arts and Humanities (could be approved GIST major course)3Goal 3 Social Science (Could be approved GIST major course)3
Goal 3 Natural Science3Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
BA Laboratory/Field Experience (LFE)1GIST "Issues in Global Studies" Course53
GIST "Issues in Global Studies" Course53GIST International Electives Course (Could be approved Goal 4.2 Global Awareness)53
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours61 
 14 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3Goal 5 Social Responsibility and Ethics3
Additional Language Course 300+ (Major Requirement)43GIST International Electives Course53
GIST "Issues in Global Studies" Course53Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours63
GIST International Electives Course53Second 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
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
GIST 610 (FALL ONLY)3GIST 698 or 699 (Goal 6 Integration and Creativity, Major Requirement, SPRING ONLY)3
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
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.