Sample 5 Year Plan (French to English)

This sample shows just one possible pathway to earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American, Caribbean, & U.S. Latin@ Studies and a Master of Arts in Translation (French to English) in five years. This plan does not replace the advice of your LACUSL advisor or your College Undergraduate Advisor. You are cautioned to meet regularly with both to create a personalized plan that matches your particular circumstances rather than following this verbatim.

Sample Study Plan

Year 1
Fall Credits
ENGLISH 101
Introduction to College Writing
3
MATH 103
Contemporary Applications of Mathematics (QL-A)
or MATH 105
Intermediate Algebra
3
FRENCH 325
Intensive Grammar and Usage (Lang and Comm Elective)
3
LATINO 101
Introduction to Latino Studies (ss) (CD)
3
L&S Natural Science
3-5
Spring Credits
ENGLISH 102
College Writing and Research (OWC-A)
3
LACUSL Artistic elective (HU)
3
FRENCH 311
French for International Business/Professional Communication: Oral Emphasis (Lang & Comm Elective)
or ENGLISH 361
The Development of Poetry:
3
L&S Natural Science
3-5
LACS 101
Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies (HU)
3
Year 2
Fall Credits
LACUSL Artistic elective (HU)
3
QL-B/formal reasoning course
3
OWC-B Course
3
L&S Natural Science w/lab
3-5
L&S Social Science
3
Spring Credits
Arts GER
3
LACUSL Social/Natural Science elective (SS)
3
LACUSL (SS)
or SOCIOL 423
3
L&S Natural Science
3-5
L&S Humanities
3
Year 3
Fall Credits
Study Abroad Suggested for Fall
Four upper-level L&S courses
FRENCH 415
Introduction to Translation: French to English
or TRNSLTN 415
3
Spring Credits
LACUSL Integrated Elective
3
L&S upper-level
3
FRENCH 431
Seminar in Literature of the Francophone World:
3
LACUSL Social/Natural Science elective
3
Year 4
Fall Credits
Translation Elective 1
3
TRNSLTN 706
Introduction to Translation: French to English
3
Graduate-level French
3
Spring Credits
TRNSLTN 716
Seminar in Advanced Translation: French to English
3
TRNSLTN 726
Computer-Assisted Translation
3
LACUSL 680
LACUSL Senior Research Project
3
Year 5
Fall Credits
TRNSLTN 730
Internship in Translation
3
TRNSLTN 820
Translation Theory
3
Translation Elective 2
3
Spring Credits
TRNSLTN 709
Seminar in Literary and Cultural Translation
3
TRNSLTN 710
Comparative Systems for Translation
3
Translation Elective 3
3

Key
(A) Arts GER (Int’l) International
(HU) Humanities (QL-A) Quantitative Literacy A
(NS) Natural Science (QL-B) Quantitative Literacy B
(SS) Social Science (OWC-A) Oral and Written Communication A
(CD) Cultural Diversity GER (OWC-B) Oral and Written Communication B