Coursebased_ma

Course-based M.A. in Hispanic Studies

Students must first select an area of concentration: Literature and Culture (which includes Digital Humanities) or Language and Linguistics.

Students complete 10 half-courses over two years.

All students must complete the Transatlantic Studies Seminar (1 half-course) and the Research Methods and Information Systems Seminar (1 half-course).  These coursees are offered alternatly each year.

A typical course-based M.A. will look like this:

Year in Program:
M.A. 1
Term 1 (Fall) Term 2 (Winter) Term 3 (Summer)
Coursework

Transatlantic Studies Seminar or Research Methods and
Information Systems Seminar

Course 2

Course 3

Transatlantic Studies Seminar or Research Methods and
Information Systems Seminar (course 1)

Course 4

Course 5

English Proficiency

Year in Program:
M.A. 2
Term 4 (Fall) Term 5 (Winter) Term 6 (Summer)
Coursework

Transatlantic Studies Seminar or Research Methods and
Information Systems Seminar

Course 7

Course 8

Transatlantic Studies Seminar or Research Methods and
Information Systems Seminar (course 6)

Course 9

Course 10

Apply for graduation

Students will take the majority of their courses in their designated area.  They may take 1-2 half-courses from another graduate program.

Students are encouraged to develop a wide knowledge base by taking a wide variety of courses with different specialists.

The Graduate Chair must approve all course selections.