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Specialization - Spanish

M.A. in Modern Languages

Description

The Department of Modern Languages offers the M.A. in modern languages with emphases in French, German, linguistics, Spanish, and teaching English as a second language (TESL).

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 36

Course Requirements

Students must satisfy the requirements for either the emphasis in French, German, Spanish, or TESL.

Emphasis - Languages

Specialization - Spanish

Description

An M.A. in Modern Languages with a specialization in Spanish allows students to focus on literature or linguistics and gives graduates a high proficiency in communicative skills and a deep awareness of cultures in the Spanish-speaking world. The degree prepares students for a teaching career at a variety of levels as well as doctoral work in the discipline.

Course Requirements

Three options for completing the degree are available, all of which require 36 hours and must include Span 672 and 572 as well as two of the following four literature survey courses: Span 577, 578, 579, and 580. The three options are as follows: (1) 33 hours of course work in Spanish including all four literature survey courses (Span 577, 578, 579, and 580) and one elective; (2) a minimum of 24 hours of course work in Spanish and between 6 and 12 hours of course work in a departmentally approved subfield; or (3) a minimum of 24 hours of course work in Spanish and between 6 and 12 hours of thesis work. Students may not both write a thesis and study a subfield.

Other Academic Requirements

Students must maintain a B average in their course work or be subjected to probation and/or expulsion from the program.

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