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Timeline for WSP

Wondering what your schedule would look like if you were to become a World Studies student at Marlboro?

Here's a typical timeline for a 4-Year WSP Student.  For more information on course content, please see WSP Degree Requirements.

First Year

  • World Studies Colloquium
  • Origins of the Contemporary World
  • Language classes (begin taking a second language to gain proficiency)
  • Submit application to be a World Studies Student

Second Year

  • Finding an Internship
  • Research Methods 
  • Language classes
  • Finish Internship proposal and meet with Advsiors regarding Internship plan*

Third Year

  • Complete 6-8 month internship (either beginning in Summer through Fall semester or beginning in Spring semester through the summer)
  • Schedule and complete ACTFL language proficiency testing**

 Fourth Year

  • Senior Seminar
  • Course at SIT

*Due dates for proposals are November 15 for Spring and April 15 for Fall                                                **Language testing must be completed at least 3 months before graduation

 

Sample Timeline* for a 2-Year Transfer WSP Student:

 Third Year

  • World Studies Colloquium**
  • Finding an Internship**
  • Language classes
  • Research Methods**
  • Submit application to be a World Studies student
  • Finish Internship proposal and meet with Advsiors regarding Internship plan
  • Complete 6-8 month internship (beginning in Third Year Spring semester through the summer or summer through Fourth Year Fall semester)
  • Schedule and complete ACTFL language proficiency testing

 Fourth Year

  • Senior Seminar
  • Origins of the Contemporary World**
  • Course at SIT

*Please note: this is schedule is a sample but there is no "typical" Transfer WSP student.  Your ability to have courses count for Please email Maggie Strassman or Seth Harter with questions about your specific situation.

** If comparable credit not already fulfilled.