M.A. in Languages and Cultures - Spanish Concentration

College of Arts and Humanities
Core Curriculum
LNC 501Linguistic Studies3
LNC 502Interpretive Strategies3
LNC 503Cultural Studies3
Language Area Concentration24
Total Minimum Credits Required33

Spanish Concentration

Communication Area Courses6
Select six credits from the following:
Spanish Phonetics and Applied Linguistics
Advanced Spanish Grammar and Stylistics
Living in Two Languages
Cultural Studies Courses6
Select six credits from the following:
Contemporary Latin America
Spanish Comedia of the Golden Age
Spanish Literature of the Golden Age (Novel and Poetry)
Colonial Latin American Literature
Shaping National Identity in Latin America
Latin American Theatre
Hispanic Women Writers
Art and Culture of Spain
Nobel Laureates in Hispanic Letters
Specialized Area Courses12
Specialized Area credits can be completed by taking additional courses from the Communication and Cultural Studies areas; transferring up to six credits of coursework in English in an elective area at the graduate level; or selecting a specialized area in consultation with an advisor to complete the 12 credits.
Electives for the Professions
Internship in Foreign Languages
Seminar I
Study Abroad for up to 6 graduate credits in Spanish.
Electives for Teaching Professionals
Methods and Materials of Research in Second Language Education
Techniques of Second Language Teaching
Intro Applied Linguistics-For Lang Major
AP Teaching Workshop
Electives for Graduate Certification in a Language
Select four of the following courses for certification in the College of Education and Social Work at WCU. Graduate language methods courses are also available at Millersville University. 1
Inclusion & Collaboration
Foundations of Special Education
Principles Of Educational Testing
Advanced Educational Psychology
Literacy Development for Students w/ Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms
Field Experience For Secondary Teachers
Integrating Ed Tech For Effective Instruction
Techniques of Second Language Teaching

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.