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: Spanish (BA)- Starting in 201

FALL - Semester 1

SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish I
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish II
LING 238: Introduction to Linguistics
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 3

SPAN 330: Spanish Grammar and Composition
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest

SPRING - Semester 4

SPAN 340: Spanish Conversation
SPAN 353: Introduction to Spanish Literature
Class toward minor or area of interest
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 5

SPAN 360: US Latino Culture in Historical Context
SPAN 460: Survey of Spanish Peninsular Literature
Class toward minor or area of interest
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 6

SPAN 364: Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
SPAN 461: Survey of Spanish American Literature
Class toward minor or area of interest
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

FALL - Semester 7

SPAN 463: Topics in Culture or SPAN 456: History of the Spanish Language (these 2 courses are rotated every other year)
SPAN 471: Masterpieces of Spanish America or Class toward minor or area of interest
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

SPRING - Semester 8

SPAN 440: Advanced Spanish Conversation through Culture or SPAN 455: Introduction to Translation
SPAN 472: Masterpieces of Spain
SPAN 473: Spanish Capstone Experience
Class toward minor or area of interest
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework

Most Spanish majors study abroad. In a faculty-led summer program, a student can bring back 6 credit hours applicable to the major and 6 credits hours of elective credit.

Faculty-led Summer Abroad in Spain or Costa Rica: SPAN 450: Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition and SPAN 362: Civilization of Spain or SPAN 363: Latin American Civilization

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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