Master of Arts in Spanish
Program Coordinator: Dr. Naida Saavedra
General admission requirements for the Graduate School are located at http://worcester.edu/graduate. The GRE or MAT test is not required.
Applicants interested in the Master of Arts in Spanish program typically possess a B.A. in Spanish or related field.
Please contact Dr. Naida Saavedra at email@example.com for additional information.
|Spanish Foundation Courses||(3 credits)|
|SP-994||Thesis Seminar/Comprehensive Exam (in Spanish)||3|
|Spanish Concentration Courses||(21 credits)|
|One course must be in Peninsular Culture, and one in Latin American Culture or Latinx Culture.||6|
|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-910 Southern Cone Literature and Film
Representative works by authors and film directors from the Southern Cone of Latin America. Content and focus will vary in response to particular student and faculty interest.
Spring only and other or on demand. 3 Credits
SP-925 Travel Study Course
Trip will be preceded by a seminar. Classes conducted in Spanish.
SP-931 Spanish Civilization
A historical survey of Spanish social, cultural and political life.
SP-934 Topics in Latin American Film
Representative works by Latin American film directors from early 20th century to the present. Content will vary in response to particular student and faculty interest.
Spring only and every 2-3 years. 3 Credits
SP-940 Ind Study: Spanish
Study of a special topic. Both content and eligibility are subject to departmental guidelines and approval.
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-990 Directed Study: Spanish
Directed study offers graduate students, who because of unusual circumstances may be unable to register for a course when offered, the opportunity to complete an existing course with an established syllabus under the direction and with agreement from a faculty member. variable credits.
Fall and Spring and every year. 1-6 Credits
SP-994 Comprehensive Exam
Students will take a Comprehensive Exam that evaluates the overall program coursework in order to complete the requirements for graduate work.
Other or on demand. 3 Credits
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.