Spanish, M.A.

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 30

Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 33

Program Code: M850

Required Courses

Thesis Option

Required Course
SPAN 5980Research for Master's Thesis3
Electives
Choose 9 hours from the Peninsular Literature Course list9
Choose 9 hours from the Spanish-American Literature Course List9
Choose 9 hours in consultation with faculty advisor, to be approved by Graduate Liaison9
Total Credit Hours30

Non-Thesis Option

Electives
Choose 9 hours from the Peninsular Literature Course list9
Choose 9 hours from the Spanish-American Literature Course list9
Choose 15 hours in consultation with faculty advisor, to be approved by the Graduate Liaison15
Total Credit Hours33

NOTES

  • A comprehensive exam is required for the thesis and the non- thesis program.
  • A total not to exceed nine graduate hours of MLLL 5063MLLL 5073, and MLLL 5813 is allowed as part of the electives.
  • No more than one-half of the credits for the degree (OU, or OU and transfer combined), excluding research for the thesis (SPAN 5980), may be S/U graded coursework.

Elective Course Lists

Peninsular Literature Choices

SPAN 5203Prose Fiction of Cervantes-The Quijote3
SPAN 5333Studies in Medieval Literature3
SPAN 5353Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Drama3
SPAN 5603Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Prose3
SPAN 5623Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Poetry3
SPAN 5683Studies in Modern Peninsular Prose3
SPAN 5693Studies in Modern Peninsular Poetry3
SPAN 5723Studies in Modern Peninsular Drama3
SPAN 5930Seminar in Spanish Literature1-3

Spanish-American Literature Choices

SPAN 5113Traditional Novel in Spanish America: Romanticism to Vanguard3
SPAN 5233
SPAN 5413The Spanish-American Novel of the Post-Boom3
SPAN 5423The Spanish-American Essay3
SPAN 5433Spanish-American Drama3
SPAN 5443Post-Modernista Poetry in Spanish America3
SPAN 5453The Spanish-American Short Story3
SPAN 5513Colonial Literature: The Encounter3
SPAN 5523Colonial Literature: The Criollos3
SPAN 5940Seminar in Spanish-American Literature1-3

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.