Master of Arts Degree in French, Hispanic, or Italian Literature and Culture
romance languages and literatures
Course Requirements Overview
Completion of 30 credits of coursework with an average of B or better.
An evaluation conducted in the second year of the program.
Distribution Requirements in French
During the first year of graduate study, MA students in French are strongly encouraged to take RL 704 Explication de textes whenever this course is being offered.
French students should endeavor to take at least one course from as many different areas of the curriculum as possible (Medieval, Early Modern, 18th Century, 19th Century, 20th Century, Francophone).
Distribution Requirements in Hispanic Studies
During the first year of graduate study, MA students in Hispanic Studies are strongly encouraged to take RL 901 Advanced Textual Analysis.
Hispanic Studies students must take a minimum of nine credits in Peninsular Spanish and nine credits in Spanish American Literature.
Other Distribution Requirements
MA candidates may receive a maximum of nine credits for courses taken in languages/literatures other than the primary language/literature of study, including courses on literary theory, history of the language, pedagogy, and linguistics. Included in this limit, up to six credits may be earned from courses in related areas of study, or from courses taken at other universities, with the approval of the advisor and the Graduate Program Director in consultation with the relevant Section.