Spanish, M.A.

Spanish Linguistics Concentration

The M.A. in Spanish, Concentration in Spanish Linguistics is administered through the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Its goal is to provide graduate students with rigorous training in all main areas of Spanish Linguistics. It requires coursework on the phonological, morphological and syntactic structure of the Spanish language, as well as its history, sociolinguistics, and acquisition as a second language.

One course in each of the departmental areas (syntax, phonology, morphology, sociolinguistics and dialectology, historical linguistics, second language acquisition).
Research paper on areas chosen in consultation with their advisors.
Total Spanish Linguistics-specific Hours24
Concentration-specific course requirements (24 Hours)
Two 500-level courses chosen in consultation with the advisor8
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
A concentration is required.
SPAN 571 is required of all teaching assistants
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
Minimum GPA: 3.0