Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
School/College: Arts and Sciences
Department: Romance Languages
Program of Study or Area of Emphasis: Hispanic Studies
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 Studies, a minimum of 12 graduate courses, preliminary written and oral examinations, a dissertation, and an oral dissertation defense are required. Students will take 8 or 9 of the 12 courses required for the Ph.D. in Hispanic literature and culture and 3 or 4 courses in the minor field of study. The minor must be a well-defined set of courses either within the department or outside the department, some of which may already have been taken as part of the M.A. degree at the University of Georgia. Students are required to take SPAN 7750 and SPAN 8180. The hours of credit of ROML 8000 which may be taken at the Ph.D. level are limited to 6.

REQUIRED COURSES (6 HOURS)

Course Number Title Credits
SPAN (LING) 7750 Teaching College Spanish 3 hours
SPAN 8180 Literary and Cultural Theories and Criticism 3 hours

ELECTIVE COURSES (30 HOURS) 

Select from among graduate courses in Literature and Culture (SPAN prefix), Romance Languages (ROML prefix), or other courses as approved by the Doctoral Advisory Committee

DISSERTATION HOURS (at least 3 HOURS)

Course Number Title Credits
ROML 9300 Doctoral Dissertation 3 hours