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): Russian Specialization - History

FALL - Semester 1

TRU 100: Truman Symposium
TRU 110: Self and Society
RUSS 115: Elementary Russian I
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SPRING - Semester 2

RUSS 116: Elementary Russian II
LING 238: Introduction to Linguistics or HIST 133
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FALL - Semester 3

RUSS 215: Intermediate Russian I
RUSS 370: Russian Literature I
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Class toward minor or area of interest

SPRING - Semester 4

RUSS 216: Intermediate Russian II
RUSS 350: Russian Culture
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Class toward minor or area of interest

FALL - Semester 5

RUSS 315: Advanced Russian I
RUSS 3XX: #1 Russian Elective
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Class toward minor or area of interest

SPRING - Semester 6

RUSS 316: Advanced Russian II
RUSS 3XX: #2 Russian Elective
HIST 3XX: Russian History

FALL - Semester 7

HIST 3XX: Russian History
RUSS 4XX: #3 Russian Elective
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SPRING - Semester 8

RUSS 416: Fourth Year Russian II
HIST 3XX: Russian History
CML 470: Modern Language Capstone Experience
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Class toward minor or area of interest

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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