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
Freshmen Seminar
3
MATH 103
College Algebra (QL-A)
or MATH 105
Introduction to College Algebra
3
SPANISH 308
Advanced Speaking and Listening (Lang and Comm Elective)
3
LATINO 101
First-Year Seminar: (ss) (CD)
3
L&S Natural Science
3-5
Spring Credits
ENGLISH 102
Business Ethics & Social Responsibility (OWC-A)
3
LACUSL Artistic elective (HU)
3
SPANISH 318
Listening and Recording (Lang & Comm Elective)
or SPANISH 319
Introduction to Translation: Spanish to English
3
L&S Natural Science
3-5
LACS 101
Introduction to eBusiness (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
Ancient Civilizations of Latin America
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
Women's Issues in Human Services
3
Graduate-level Spanish
und
Spring Credits
TRNSLTN 717
Sound and Image
3
TRNSLTN 726
Perspectives on the Urban Scene:
3
LACUSL 680
Third Semester Ukrainian
3
Year 5
Fall Credits
TRNSLTN 730
Introduction to Painting
3
TRNSLTN 820
Negotiation Theory and Practice for Urban Planners
3
Translation Elective 2
3
Spring Credits
TRNSLTN 709
Computer-Assisted Translation
3
TRNSLTN 710
Foundations of Inquiry for Health Research
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