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Romance Language (BA)


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Affiliation: School of Arts & Letters

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:

Liberal Studies Program Requirements: 31-57 Credits


Missouri Statute Requirement: 1-3 Credits


Bachelor of Arts Requirement: 0-6 Credits


Intermediate proficiency in ONE foreign language, which is satisfied by completing the “Required Support” courses in Part I below.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:


The Romance Language major consists of two (2) parts: Required Support and Major Requirements. Each student must complete both parts. Pre-MAE students must also complete additional required courses.

AND one additional course from the list below:


Pre-MAE Romance Language majors must choose “Any 400-level French or Spanish course.”

AND electives: 9 Credits


Choose 9 credits from the following courses. Pre-MAE Romance Language majors must choose from the French and Spanish courses referenced below.

Choose 6 credits from Spanish, Latin, French, or Portuguese and Italian as indicated below:

Pre-MAE Only: Required Education Courses


This section only pertains to the pre-MAE Romance Language majors.

Electives to Total: 120 Credits


Notes:


  • Romance Language majors who pass a 100- or 200-level ROML course with a “C” must contact the Romance Language Steering Committee to devise a remediation plan for that course. ROML students may not enroll in the ROML 490 Romance Language Capstone Experience course until remediation plan requirements have been met.
  • No Romance Language course may be used twice to satisfy major requirements.
  • Spanish majors who double major with the Romance Language major may use SPAN 330 and SPAN 340 to fulfill Romance Language major requirements, but must complete the remainder of the Romance Language major using courses that were not used to fulfill Spanish major requirements. French majors who double major with Romance Language may use FREN 320 and FREN 325 to fulfill Romance Language major requirements, but must complete the remainder of the Romance Language major using courses that are not used to fulfill French major requirements. Likewise, Classics majors who double major with the Romance Language major may use no more than six credits of coursework from their Classics major to complete Romance Language major requirements.
  • Romance Language majors who wish to earn a minor in Classical Studies, French, Italian Studies, Latin, or Spanish may not use courses used to fulfill major requirements toward the minor. Fifteen additional credits of approved minor coursework are required.
  • Romance Language majors are encouraged to satisfy the “Intercultural Perspective” requirement of the LSP with a course related to the major, such as a Latin American history or civilization course (HIST 390, HIST 391, HIST 392, SPAN 363), an Italian civilization course (ITAL 324, ITAL 325), an African history course (HIST 151, HIST 152, HIST 371, HIST 372, HIST 373), or a Classical civilization course (CLAS 362, CLAS 363).
  • With approval of the Romance Language faculty, Romance Language majors may substitute either the Spanish or French courses listed above with equivalent offerings in Italian, Latin or Portuguese pursued in study at Truman and in study abroad programs.

 

Equivalent:


  • Equivalent upper-division coursework in Portuguese or Italian, with permission of the Romance Language faculty, from study abroad.

 

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