Sample 5 Year Plan (Spanish 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 (Spanish 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
SPANISH 308
Advanced Writing and Reading (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
SPANISH 318
Advanced Speaking and Listening (Lang & Comm Elective)
or SPANISH 319
Advanced Speaking and Listening for Heritage Speakers
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
SPANISH 348
Introduction to Translation: English to Spanish
3
Spring Credits
LACUSL Integrated Elective
3
Elective
3
Elective
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 Spanish
und
Spring Credits
TRNSLTN 717
Seminar in Advanced Translation: Spanish 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