Master of Arts in Spanish
Program Coordinator: Dr. Antonio Guijarro-Donadios
General admission requirements for the graduate school are located here.
Applicants interested in the Master of Arts in Spanish program must possess a B.A. in Spanish or related field and/or interview with a faculty member. Please contact the program coordinator for additional information.
|Spanish Foundation Courses||(6 credits)|
|SP-901||Advanced Study:Special Topics||3|
|SP-994||Thesis Seminar/Comprehensive Exam (in Spanish)||3|
|Spanish Concentration Courses||(24 credits)|
|One course must be in Peninsular Culture, one in Latin American Culture, one in Latino Culture.||9|
|Two courses must be in Peninsular Literature, two in Latin American Literature, and one in Latino Literature.||15|
|Students may take graduate elective courses in Advanced Language, Civilization, Spanish for Professionals, Translation, or an Independent Study.||6|
Graduate Spanish Courses
SP-901 Advanced Study:Special Topics
Special topics in language, literature, civilization or field work of mutual interest to student and instructor.
SP-923 History/Culture of Puerto Rico
An in-depth study of the country.
SP-924 The Latin Americans in US
Their origins, distribution, sociocultural organizations and attitudes. Special attention to the Spanish-speaking community of the area. Classes conducted in Spanish.
SP-925 Travel Study Course
Trip will be preceded by a seminar. Classes conducted in Spanish.
SP-926 Sem Intercul Estudio Hisp-Amer
A contrastive study of Hispanic and American culture and personality and survey of different methodologies to teach culture. Classes conducted in Spanish.
SP-930 Spanish Novel of 19-20th Cent
A study of the most representative novelists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Spain. Classes conducted in Spanish.
SP-931 Spanish Civilization
A historical survey of Spanish social, cultural and political life.
SP-933 The Hispanic Presence in the United Stat
Sociocultural study of Hispanics in the United States with focus on major contemporary issues.
SP-935 A Sociocultural Study of Latin America
This course will focus on the encounter of cultures in Latin America, Amerindian, African, and Spanish from Pre-Columbian times to present.
SP-937 Projects & Issues in Spanish for the Professions
A close study of selected projects and bicultural issues for Spanish Professionals.
SP-940 Ind Study: Spanish
Study of a special topic. Both content and eligibility are subject to departmental guidelines and approval.
SP-941 Special Problems in Spanish
Content will vary in response to particular student and faculty interest.
SP-942 Introduction to Latin American Literature I
Study of selected texts produced in Latin American from the pre-Columbian era until the first wars of independence.
SP-945 The Poetry and Theatre of Spain's Golden Age
A comprehensive study of the poetry and theatre which flourished in Spain during the years 1500- 1650.
SP-949 Spanish-American Literature
Representative works by Spanish American authors from the colonial period to the present.
SP-955 Effective Teaching of a Foreign Language
Examines and evaluates effective teaching techniques in the Foreign Language classroom at the Middle and Secondary School levels.
SP-956 Theory & Practice of Translation
This course will focus on practical exercises as well as the sociolinguistics of translation.
SP-957 Topics in the History of the Spanish Language
Study of the more complex structures of Spanish grammar, with special attention to problems of language presentation and reception.
SP-994 Thesis Seminar/Comprehensive Exam
Students will work with faculty advisor(s) to design, implement, and evaluate a thesis that investigates a significant issue, or to prepare and take a Comprehensive Exam that evaluates the overall program coursework plus additional materials, if so desired, in order to complete the requirements for graduate work.
SP-997 Independent Study: Spanish
Study of a special topic of interest to the student. Both content and eligibility are subject to departmental guidelines and approval.