Degree Requirements

M.A. Degree Requirements

The department offers the M.A. degree with a concentration in literature or language/literature/culture.

Literature Concentration Requirements

  1. A minimum of 30 hours of graduate credit in literature, including one seminar in Peninsular literature or in Spanish-American literature.
  2. A reading knowledge of another foreign language, as approved by the department.
  3. A general examination in the field of Hispanic literature, partly written and partly oral.

Language/Literature/Culture Concentration Requirements

  1. A minimum of 30 hours of graduate credit, as listed below.
  2. A general examination, partly written and partly oral, based on the appropriate department reading lists for this degree.
    (a) Language and Culture (12 hours), including courses in phonetics and the structure of Spanish if they have not been taken at the undergraduate level.
    (b) Literature (12 hours), including at least 3 credit hours of course work in each of the three major genres (fiction, theatre, poetry). One course in this category must be a seminar.
    (c) One additional course in the department (3 hours) in any field. (PORT 611 counts in this category.)
    (d) One graduate-level course (3 hours) in a second language (excluding PORT 611).

Contact Info

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2650
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~spanport/
Stuart Day, Chair
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
Rosalea Postma-Carttar and Amy Rossomondo, Co-Directors, Spanish Language Instruction
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2650
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~spanport/
Rob Bayliss, Chair, Undergraduate Studies
785-864-3851
rbayliss@ku.edu

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2650
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-3851
spanport@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~spanport/
Jonathan Mayhew, Chair, Graduate Studies
785-864-0287
jmayhew@ku.edu
Jorge Pérez, Graduate Student Admissions
785-864-3851
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