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: Russian (BA, History)

FALL - Semester 1

RUSS 115: Elementary Russian I
SOAN 190: Sociological Inquiry or SOAN 191: Anthropological Inquiry or GEOG 111: The Geographic Perspective (level 1 course for major)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

RUSS 116: Elementary Russian II
LING 238: Introduction to Linguistics or HIST 133
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 3

RUSS 215: Intermediate Russian I
RUSS 370: Russian Literature I
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest

SPRING - Semester 4

RUSS 216: Intermediate Russian II
RUSS 350: Russian Culture
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest

FALL - Semester 5

RUSS 315: Advanced Russian I
RUSS 3XX: #1 Russian Elective
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest

SPRING - Semester 6

RUSS 316: Advanced Russian II
RUSS 3XX: #2 Russian Elective
A Russian history course
RUSS 3XX: #3 Russian Elective

FALL - Semester 7

HIST 3XX: Russian History
RUSS 400: Russian Capstone Experience
RUSS 4XX: #4 Russian Elective
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 8

RUSS 416: Fourth Year Russian II
HIST 3XX: Russian History
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest

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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