Foreign Languages M.A. — Spanish Teaching Emphasis

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Degree Requirements — 30 Credits

See “Foreign Languages M.A.”.

By following the prescribed sequence of courses, students may complete the M.A. in three continuous summers on the Greeley campus. The three year cycle includes curriculum rotation featuring Spain, Latin America, and Mexico/Hispanic United States. Students may complete their M.A. in two years by combining academic year courses with two summer sessions at the Greeley campus. All candidates for the M.A. must attend at least one summer session.

Degree Requirements

Required Major Credits — 30 hours

FL 531Teaching of Foreign Languages

2

SPAN 600Introduction to Graduate Study and Research Methods

3

FL 531: Take minimum of 4 credit hours

Civilization — at least 6 hours:

SPAN 560Spanish Civilization and Culture

2

SPAN 561Latin American Civilization and Culture

2

SPAN 562Mexico and United States Hispanic Civilization and Culture

2

SPAN 563Hispanic Cultural Topics

1 - 6

Literature — at least 9 hours:

SPAN 555Literature for Children and Adolescents

3

SPAN 570Readings in United States Hispanic Literature

1 - 6

SPAN 571Readings in Spanish Literature

1 - 3

SPAN 572Readings in Latin American Literature

1 - 3

SPAN 575Masterpieces of 20th and 21st Century Latin America

2

SPAN 576Mexican Literature

1 - 3

Language— at least 6 hours:

SPAN 505Spanish Phonetics and Dialects

3

SPAN 506Translation

2 - 3

SPAN 510Advanced Placement Program-Spanish

1 - 3

SPAN 560Spanish Civilization and Culture

2

SPAN 580Grammar Topics

1 - 6

SPAN 581Advanced Spanish Grammar

2

SPAN 583Oral and Written Discourse

2

NOTES: All master's candidates must successfully complete written and oral comprehensive examinations. No thesis is required.

For students opting for summer study at the University of Salamanca, Spain, 9 hours of transfer credit may be accepted.

A maximum of 9 hours of Academic Year courses (SPAN 502, SPAN 521, SPAN 531, SPAN 550, SPAN 551) may be accepted with permission of the graduate faculty in lieu of 9 hours of required SPAN courses in the above list.

The student must possess a B.A. in Spanish or the equivalent and must have completed one year of teaching experience in foreign language at the secondary level.

Students are required to complete 27 hours of coursework within the Hispanic Studies program in Spanish and pedagogy. SPAN 600 Introduction to Graduate Study and Research Methods (3) is also required.

See “Variable Topic Courses”.