Our MA in Spanish with an emphasis in Peninsular and Latin American Literatures is designed to give the student a broad overview of the cultural productions of the Latin American and Peninsular worlds. MA Students are required to take 30 hours of graduate coursework. All MA students in the Peninsular/Latin American Literature Option are required to take:

  • SPAN-5130 Seminar: Critical Approaches to Hispanic Literature
  • One Hispanic linguistics course:
    • SPAN-5400 Seminar: Spanish Phonology
    • SPAN-5410 Seminar: Spanish Syntax
    • SPAN-5420 Seminar: History of the Spanish Language
    • SPAN-5430 Seminar: Hispanic Linguistics
    • SPAN-5440 Seminar: Trends in Hispanic Linguistics
    • SPAN-5450 Introduction to Hispanic Literature Linguistics
    • SPAN-5460 Topics in Spanish Applied Linguistics
  • SPAN 4980 Methods Language Learning/Pedagogy

In addition, students in the Peninsular and Spanish American Literature Option are required to take a minimum of three graduate credit hours in each of the following subject areas:

  1. Medieval Iberian Literature
  2. Early Modern Spanish Literature
  3. Colonial Spanish American Literature
  4. Nineteenth Century Spanish American Literature
  5. Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Peninsular Literature
  6. Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Peninsular Literature
  7. Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Spanish American Literature