Spanish (M.A.)

The MA program in Spanish offers students a wide array of courses in Spanish and Spanish American literature as well as in advanced studies of the Spanish language and literary theory. The program prepares students for careers in research and teaching and provides a cultural and linguistic base from which students can explore career options in interpreting, translating, diplomatic service, editorial work, social services, commerce and business. The Master of Arts degree also opens opportunities for students to pursue doctoral programs at major institutions.

Admissions

The Master of Arts program in Spanish is open to students who hold a bachelor's degree with an undergraduate major in Spanish or who have completed 24 credits of Spanish on the undergraduate level or the equivalent.

Students who hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent may enroll in graduate courses without obligation to follow a master's degree program, if they have 24 semester hours or the equivalent in Spanish.

Program Requirements

Required Course
SPAN 504Introduction to Literary Theory3
Peninsular Area
Select three of the following:9
Medieval Spanish Literature to the Fifteenth Century
Theatre of the Golden Age
Prose and Poetry of the Golden Age
Cervantes
Enlightenment and Romanticism
Spanish Novel of the 19th Century
The Generation of 1898
Spanish Fiction and Film
Contemporary Spanish Theater
Contemporary Spanish Novel
Contemporary Spanish Poetry
Lorca
Topics in Spanish, Latin American and Caribbean Literature
Autobiographical Acts in Spain and in Latin America
Latin America Area
Select three of the following:9
Colonial Latin American Literature
Latin American Literature of the 19th Century
Contemporary Latin American Novel
Contemporary Latin American Theater
Modernismo in Latin America
Latin American Novel: After the "Boom"
Contemporary Latin American Short Story
Contemporary Latin American Poetry
Topics in Spanish, Latin American and Caribbean Literature
Autobiographical Acts in Spain and in Latin America
Electives
Select 12 credits from the following:12
Literature
Medieval Spanish Literature to the Fifteenth Century
Theatre of the Golden Age
Prose and Poetry of the Golden Age
Cervantes
Enlightenment and Romanticism
Spanish Novel of the 19th Century
The Generation of 1898
Spanish Fiction and Film
Contemporary Spanish Theater
Contemporary Spanish Novel
Contemporary Spanish Poetry
Lorca
Colonial Latin American Literature
Latin American Literature of the 19th Century
Contemporary Latin American Novel
Contemporary Latin American Theater
Modernismo in Latin America
Latin American Novel: After the "Boom"
Contemporary Latin American Short Story
Contemporary Latin American Poetry
Topics in Spanish, Latin American and Caribbean Literature
Autobiographical Acts in Spain and in Latin America
Hispanics Linguistics, Culture and Pedagogy
Advanced Studies in the Spanish Language
History of Spanish Language
Special Topics in Teaching Spanish K-12
Spanish Cultural History
Translation and Interpreting
Translation and Health Services
Translation and the Law
Consecutive Interpreting
Simultaneous Interpreting
Comprehensive Examination
In the term that you will sit for exam, register for the section which matches your major & advisor. Successfully pass exam.
GRAD CMPComprehensive Examination0
Total Credits33