Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BGS in Human Sexuality. 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 required))3ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1, 2 crs required)3
MATH 101 (Goal 1.2)3Goal 2.2 Communication3
Goal 1.1 (Critical Thinking)3Minor Course13
WGSS 101 (Goal 4.1 or Goal 3S recommended)3Elective3
Elective3Elective3
 15 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 3 Humanities (Overlap with major if possible)3Goal 3 Natural Science3
HSES 489, PSYC 502, or SW 303 (Major Requirement)3Goal 3 Social Science (Overlap with major if possible)3
Additional Major Elective23Minor Course, 300+ Level13
Minor Course13300+ Level Elective3
300+ Level Elective3Elective3
 15 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 4.1 U.S. Diversity3Goal 4.2 Global Awareness3
Core Social Science 300+ (Major Requirement)3Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3
Core Humanities 300+ (Major Requirement)3Additional Core Course 300+ Elective (Major Requirement)43
Minor Course 300+ Level13Additional Core Course 300+ Elective (Major Requirement)43
Elective3Minor Course 300+ Level13
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
WGSS 301 (Major Requirement)3WGSS 6013
Secondary Course Elective (Major Requirement)53Secondary Course Elective (Major Requirement)3
Minor Course 300+ Level13300+ Elective3
BGS Career Prep Course (BGS Requirement)3300+ Elective3
Elective3Elective3
 15 15
Total Hours: 120
1

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.

2

 Choose one elective course from the list of approved survey, core, or secondary courses required for the major.

3

 Choose one Core Course from each of the lists of approved Core Social Science and Core Humanities course lists.

4

 Choose two additional Core Courses from either the Social Science or Humanities Core course lists.

5

 Choose two courses from the approved Secondary course list.

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.