MA in Hispanic Language & Literatures

The MA program in Hispanic Language & Literature develops an advanced knowledge of Spanish and Spanish-American literature and the traditions, aims, and methods of research scholarship. Advanced proficiency in Spanish is a prerequisite for admission to the program. Please see the department website for details of supporting documentation to be submitted at the time of application.

Course Requirements

A minimum total of eight semester courses (32 credits) are required, with a minimum of two seminars (LS 850) per semester of coursework. For details regarding required course sequences, see the graduate program handbook.

No transfer of credit normally shall be granted toward the fulfillment of the eight semester courses required for the degree.

Language Requirement

Degree candidates are expected to possess a sound command of written and spoken Spanish.

Comprehensive Review

A review of the student’s program and progress is conducted by the faculty in lieu of a comprehensive examination.