Modern and Classical Languages
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Other Concentrations

Spanish and French Concentration

The MA in Foreign Languages with a concentration in French and Spanish allows graduate students to pursue a multilingual path of scholarship and an array of international opportunities. This expanded master’s degree combines the basic requirements of the concentrations in French and Spanish, with additional opportunities for electives and an optional thesis.

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Degree Requirements (Catalog Year 2016-2017)

The MA in Foreign Languages offers concentrations in

Students who elect a concentration in one language must complete a program of 30 credits. Those who concentrate in two languages must complete a program of 42 credits. The concentration in Spanish/bilingual-multicultural education requires 36 credits. In all four concentrations, 6 of the total credits may be earned with a thesis. Regardless of the concentration selected, all students must meet the core and distribution requirements given below and pass a comprehensive exam or write a thesis.

◊ Concentration in Spanish and French (SF)

Six courses in French (18 credits)

Students take the required courses (not electives) specified under the concentration in French.

Six courses in Spanish (18 credits)

Students take the required courses (not electives) specified under the concentration in Spanish, plus one elective in SPAN.

Two elective courses (6 credits)

Electives may include directed reading and research or thesis. Students who elect to complete a thesis may apply 6 credits of 798 and 799 to fulfill this requirement.

FREN 798 - Directed Reading and Thesis Research Credits: 3

SPAN 798 - Directed Reading and Research Credits: 3

FREN 799 - Thesis Credits: 1-6

SPAN 799 - Thesis Credits: 1-6

Total: 42 credits

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