Texas Tech University

Romance Languages MA-Spanish: Non-Thesis

MA Curriculum (Non-Thesis): 36 Hours

Courses may be repeated for credit if content changes.

Required Second Language Teaching Course

  • LING 5322: Theoretical and Research Foundations of Language Teaching (Fall) - credits count toward Spanish.

Graduate Advisor Approved Coursework: 21 hours (will be applied as exceptions)

Graduate Courses Offered in Spanish Literature

Linguistics

Graduate Courses Offered in Spanish Literature

Other Courses

  • SPAN 5304: Advanced Business Spanish I
  • SPAN 5305: Advanced Business Spanish II
  • SPAN 5381: Hispanic Literature of the Southwest
  • SPAN 5392: The Play in Spanish
  • SPAN 5347: Study Abroad: Language Development
  • SPAN 7000: Research (maximum 6 hours)

 * Content varies. Course may be repeated for credit

Minor (optional): 6 Hours

Students may declare a minor as part of the required 27-30 hours of coursework. Possible minors include, but are not limited to:

  • Linguistics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Portuguese
  • Women's Studies

Foreign Language REQUIREMENT (A THIRD LANGUAGE THAT IS NOT ENGLISH OR SPANISH)

Students must also possess reading knowledge of a third language that is not English or Spanish.

In order to determine standard competency reading knowledge in a language other than English or Spanish:

  • Students may fulfill the reading knowledge requirement by passing with a C- or better the second course of the sophomore sequence of the required language. Those seeking to present a high level of competency will pass with a B- or better any literature course at the third-year level or beyond.
  • How to Satisfy Foreign Language Requirement