The 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: Modern Language (BA): French Specialization

FALL - Semester 1

TRU 100: Truman Symposium
TRU 110: Self and Society
FREN 120: Elementary French I
Dialogues coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

FREN 121: Elementary French II
LING 238: Introduction to Linguistics
Dialogues coursework

FALL - Semester 3

FREN 220: Intermediate French I
Dialogues coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest

SPRING - Semester 4

FRN 221: Intermediate French II
Dialogues coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest

FALL - Semester 5

FREN 320: Issues in Contemporary France
FREN 232: French Immersion Weekend
Dialogues coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest

SPRING - Semester 6

FREN 322: French Literature II
FREN 324: French Revolutions and Wars
FREN 326: French for Business
Class toward minor or area of interest

FALL - Semester 7

FREN 323: Monarchy & Religious Conflict
FREN 325: Topics in French Culture
FREN 430: French Capstone Experience I
FREN 4XX

 

SPRING - Semester 8

FREN 425: Phonology and Advanced Grammar
FREN 435: French Capstone Experience II
FREN 4XX
Class toward minor or area of interest

French elective courses courses include FREN 401: Topics in Francophone Literature, FREN 402: Topics in Modern French Literature, FREN 403: Topics in Francophone Women Writers, and FREN 404: Topics in Literature of the “Ancien Régime”.

The Dialogues curriculum requires a certain number of courses/credit hours in the following Perspectives: Social, Arts and Humanities, STEM, Communications, and Statistics. The exact number of courses a student will be required to take during their undergraduate career varies individually according to the credit transferred in.

Department Chair: Please contact the Center for Academic Excellence 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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