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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Spanish Major, MA


Thesis Option

  • Completion of a minimum of 24 credit hours in graduate course work plus at least 6 hours in course SPAN 500 - Thesis . A maximum of 6 credit hours may be taken at the 400-level (for graduate credit); the rest at the 500-level; and under certain conditions, the student may take 600-level seminars. If the student chooses to have a minor (such as Italian or Portuguese), at least 24 credit hours (including 6 credit hours of thesis) must be taken in the major and 6 credit hours in the minor. 
  • A thesis with a minimum of 6 credit hours in course SPAN 500 
  • A written examination covering the course work and selected items from a master reading list. 
  • A final oral examination covering the thesis.

Non-Thesis Option

  • Completion of at least 30 credit hours of graduate course work with a maximum of 6 at the 400-level (taken for graduate credit) and the rest at the 500-level. Under certain conditions, the student may take 600-level seminars. If the student chooses to have a minor (such as Italian or Portuguese), at least 24 credit hours must be taken in the major and 6 credit hours in the minor. 
  • Three term papers that have been accepted by the student's advisory committee. 
  • A written examination covering the course work and selected items from a master reading list.