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

Total credits: 30-42

For policies governing all graduate degrees, see AP .6 Graduate Policies.

Each concentration has a different number of required 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)

Select six required courses (not electives) specified under the concentration in French. 18
Latino, Latin American, or Spanish cultures, literatures, or linguistics  
Take the two required core courses specified under the concentration in Spanish, plus four electives with the SPAN subject code. 18
Select two electives with the FREN, FRLN, and SPAN subject codes. 1 6
Directed Reading and Thesis Research  
Directed Reading and Research  
Total Credits 42

Students who elect to complete a thesis may apply 6 credits of 798 and 799 to fulfill this requirement.