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    Sample Four-Year Academic Plan

    The sample plan below is a sample plan for your major; it does not and should not replace meeting with your Academic Advisor to map out the best course plan that suits your individual academic needs and placement upon initial registration.  Classes listed may not necessarily be offered during a particular term.  Full descriptions and requirements for all ODU majors, programs and courses are available in the ODU Catalog.

     

    FIRST YEAR (Freshman) 

           
     Fall Semester       Spring Semester   
    ENG 110 College Writing 3   ENG 111 College Writing II 3
    Math Requirement (MTH 121 or higher) 3   Social and Behavioral Science Req. 3
    Foreign Language I 3   Foreign Language II 3
    IDS 179 First-Year Seminar 3   Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3
    Elective** 3   Elective** 3
             

    SECOND YEAR (Sophomore) 

     
           
    Fall Semester      Spring Semester   
    ENG 215A Survey of British Lit I 3   ENG 215B Survey of British Lit II 3
    ENG 205 Literary Research Methods 3   ENG 330 Major Authors 3
    Natural Science Requirement 3   Social and Behavioral Science Req. 3
    IDS 279 Second-Year Requirement 3   Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3
    Elective** 3   Elective** 3
             

    THIRD YEAR (Junior) 

     
           
    Fall Semester      Spring Semester   
    ENG 216 Survey of American Lit 3  

    ENG 357 World Literature
    or...
    ENG 342 African Literature***

    3
    Arts/Music/Theatre 3   ENG Elective (300 or 400 level) 3
    Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3   History 3
    IDS 379 Third-Year Seminar 3   Electives*** 6
    Elective** 3      
             

    FOURTH YEAR (Senior) 

     
           
    Fall Semester      Spring Semester   

    ENG 479 Core:
    Literature Theory/Practice
    (Fourth-Year Seminar)

    3   ENG Elective (300 or 400 level) 3
    ENG Elective (300-400 level) 3  

    ENG 460 The Age of Chaucer
    or...
    ENG 463 The Age of Shakespeare

    3
    Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3    Electives*** 9
    Electives** 6      
             

     *At least one Philosophy and one Theology course must be at the 200 level or higher.
    **Electives may be focused toward the completion of a minor.  Most minors consist of 15-24 credits.
    ***Diversity requirement willbe fulfilled with this requirement within the major requirements.
    For more information, contacat your Admission Counselor or Academic Advisor at (614) 251-4500 or admissions@ohiodominican.edu