BA in Speech-Language-Hearing

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

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
SPLH 161 (Goal 3 Social Science, Major Requirement)3SPLH 220 (Major Requirement)4
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing I)13ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing II)3
MATH 101 (Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy)23BA Quantitative Reasoning (QR)93
1st Semester Language (BA Second Language)52nd Semester Language (BA Second Language)5
First Year Seminar (Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking)3 
 17 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
SPLH 462 (Major Requirement)3SPLH 463 (Major requirement SPRING ONLY)4, 53
SPLH 465 (Major Requirement)1Goal 3 Natural Science93
SPLH 466 (Major Requirement)3Lab Science (BA Lab Requirement)91
3rd Semester Language (BA Second Language)34th Semester Language, or 1st semester of Another Language (BA Second Language)73
Goal 2.2 Communication3Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83
 Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83
 13 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
SPLH 568 (Major Requirement)4SPLH 566 (Major Requirement)3
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3SPLH 565 (Major Requirement)1
Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3SPLH 571 (Major Requirement)4
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83Goal 3 Arts and Humanities3
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours82Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83
 15 14
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
SPLH 620 (Major Requirement)3SPLH 660 (Major Requirement)3
SPLH Recommended Elective, or elective63SPLH Recommended Elective, or elective63
Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3SPLH Recommended Elective, or elective63
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours83
 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 pursue additional majors and/or minors.