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Degree Requirements

Non-Thesis Degree

Available in 

  • MA in Romance Languages
    • French
    • Spanish
      • Linguistics emphasis available
    • Italian
    • Portuguese

Requirements

  • 33 hours of coursework required - 11 courses (excluding those numbered 7000, 7005, 7010, or 7300).
    • If enrolling in the linguistics option, 6 of the 11 courses must be in linguistics.
  • 12 hours of coursework must be in courses only open to graduate students (no split level courses)
  • Designation advisory committee with assistance of graduate program advisor
  • Demonstrate knowledge of one relevant foreign language (other than English). Demonstrated by either receiving a grade of B or better in a foreign language courses number 2002 or higher, or passing a language examination offered by a language department at UGA.
  • Completion of ROML 7700 - Romance Languages Pedagogy - if you are on assistantship. This course counts as one of the 11 courses.
  • Comprehensive examination
    • If enrolling in the linguistics option, the examination will cover a reading list in linguistics.
  • Defense of examination

Thesis Degree

Available in 

  • MA in Romance Languages
    • French
    • Spanish
      • Linguistics emphasis available
    • Italian
    • Portuguese

Requirements

  • 27 hours of coursework required - 9 courses (excluding those numbered 7000, 7005, 7010, or 7300).
    • If enrolling in the linguistics option, 6 of the 9 courses must be in language or linguistics.
  • Completion of ROML 7700 which counts towards 27 hours
  • Minimum of 3 hours of FREN 7300, ROML 7300 or SPAN 7300 - this is a preparation for writing thesis.
  • 12 hours of coursework must be in courses only open to graduate students
  • Designation advisory committee with assistance of graduate program advisor
  • Demonstrate knowledge of one relevant foreign language (other than English). Demonstrated by either receiving a grade of B or better in a foreign language courses number 2002 or higher, or passing a language examination offered by a language department at UGA.
  • Comprehensive examination
    • If enrolling in the linguistics option, the examination will cover a reading list in linguistics.
  • Defense of examination
  • Thesis and oral defense of thesis

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