Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
School/College: Arts and Sciences
Department: Romance Languages
Program of Study or Area of Emphasis: Hispanic Linguistics
Total Hours Required for this Degree: 39

See the Graduate Handbook for additional information on this program.

For the Ph.D. degree in Romance Languages with an area of emphasis in Hispanic Linguistics a minimum of graduate preliminary written and oral examinations, a dissertation, and an oral dissertation defense are required. The hours of credit of ROML 8000 which may be taken at the Ph.D. level are limited to 6.

REQUIRED COURSES (24 HOURS)

Choose eight courses from the list below:  

Course Number Title Credits
SPAN (LING) 6350 Romance Linguistics: Theory and Analysis 3 credits
ROML (LING) 6350 Romance Linguistics: Theory and Analysis 3 credits
SPAN (LING) 6450 Variation and Sociolinguistics in Spanish 3 credits
SPAN (LING) 6550 History of the Spanish Language 3 credits
SPAN (LING) 6650 Spanish Phonetics and Phonology 3 hours
SPAN (LING) 6750 Spanish Syntax and Morphology 3 hours
SPAN (LING) 6850 Spanish Applied Linguistics 3 hours
SPAN (LING) 6950 Spanish Semantics and Pragmatics 3 hours
SPAN (LING) 7750 Teaching College Spanish 3 hours
SPAN (LING) 8010 Topics in Culture, Language, Linguistics, and Literature of the Spanish-Speaking World 3 hours
SPAN 8450 Advanced Topics in Spanish Sociolinguistics and Dialectology 3 hours
SPAN (LING) 8550 Advanced Topics in the History of the Spanish Language 3 hours
SPAN (LING) 8650 Topics in Advanced Spanish Phonology and Phonetics 3 hours
SPAN (LING) 8750 Topics in Advanced Spanish Syntax 3 hours
SPAN (LING) 8850 Spanish Second Language Acquisition 3 hours
SPAN 8950 Advanced Topics in Spanish Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis 3 hours

DISSERTATION HOURS (3 HOURS)

Course Number Title Credits
ROML 9300 Doctoral Dissertation 3 hours

ELECTIVE COURSES (12 HOURS)

Select from among graduate courses in Spanish (SPAN prefix), Linguistics (LING prefix), Romance Languages (ROML prefix), or other courses as approved by the Doctoral Advisory Committee.