The four-year plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Classics (BA)

FALL - Semester 1

LATN 150 or GREK 100 (or higher level by placement)
CLAS 261 or CLAS 262 if available
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

LATN 151 or GREK 101 (or higher level by placement)
CLAS 261 or CLAS 262 if available
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 3

LATN 250 or GREK 200 (or higher level)
And
LATN 150 OR GREK 100 (elementary I of language not taken in first year)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class towards minor or area of interest

SPRING - Semester 4

LATN 251 or GREK 201 (or higher level)
LATN 151 or GREK 101 (elementary II of language not taken in first year)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class towards minor or area of interest

FALL - Semester 5

Third year Latin or Greek
Intermediate I Greek or Latin
CLAS 342 or CLAS 352 or CLAS 361 or CLAS 363 (if available; two are needed for major)
Classics Area of Emphasis course(s)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class towards minor or area of interest

SPRING - Semester 6

Third year Latin or Greek
Intermediate II Greek or Latin
Classics Area of Emphasis course(s)
CLAS 342 or CLAS 352 or CLAS 361 or CLAS 363 (if available; two are needed for major)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class towards minor or area of interest

FALL - Semester 7

CLAS 461: Capstone Experience
Classics Area of Emphasis course(s)
Class towards minor or area of interest
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 8

CLAS 461: Capstone Experience (if not taken in Fall semester)
Classics Area of Emphasis course(s)
Class towards minor or area of interest
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

* Three 3XX or higher language courses in either the Latin or Greek language sequence or two 300-level or higher language courses in either the Latin or Greek language sequence and Intermediate II in the other language sequence.

Sample of The Ancient World Emphasis courses:Sample of Late Antiquity/Medieval Studies Emphasis courses:
ART 328: The Art of Greece and RomeART 323: Medieval Art
CLAS 342: Greek CivilizationART 333: Islamic Art
CLAS 352: Roman CivilizationENG 341: Old English Literature
COMM 390: Classical RhetoricENG 342: Medieval Literature
GRE 301: The Sacred Feminine: Goddesses and Mortal Women in Ancient GreeceHIST 350: Survey of Medieval Europe I
PHRE 336: Classical Greek PhilosophyMUSI 340: Music History I
GREK 303: Hellenistic Greek LiteraturePHRE 302: Islam
GREK 300: Greek Epic PoetryPHRE 354: Medieval Philosophy

Department chair: please contact Jonathan Vieker with any updates to the plan above.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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