The Graduate Program in Hispanic Studies
of the Department of Modern Languages
and Literature aims at preparing students to become first-rate scholars and teachers. It provides students with a critical and theoretical foundation in literary, cultural studies and linguistics
, as well as ample opportunities for interdisciplinary work in specialized areas of the literatures and cultures of Spain and Latin America
The Department prides itself on its small classes and warm and friendly atmosphere in which regular and informal interaction between faculty and students is encouraged. In and out of class, students enjoy an open and supportive environment. Its diverse group of students who come from different parts of the world is also an outstanding feature of our program.
The M.A. program consists of 30 credit hours of course work and it may be completed by full-time students in two years.
The program prepares students to pursue a doctoral degree in Hispanic Literature. Students may also enroll in the program to pursue a career in teaching in higher education or at the secondary level. It also offers high school teachers an excellent opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills as a means of career advancement.