Texas Tech University

Romance Languages MA-Spanish: Thesis

MA Curriculum (Thesis): 36 Hours (30 course hours + 6 thesis 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 5350: Theory of the Novel
  • SPAN 5352: Methods of Literary Criticism
  • 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 unless student studies in Seville): These courses can only be used for research projects approved by the Graduate Advisor and the Departmental Chair. They are not intended to be used for exam preparation.

Minor (optional): 6 Hours

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

  • Linguistics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Portuguese
  • LAIS (Latin American and Iberian Studies)
  • Women's Studies

Thesis: 6 Hours

  • SPAN 6000, CMLL 6000, or LING 6000

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: