Degree: Master of Art

School/College: Arts and Sciences

Department: Romance Languages

Program of Study or Area of Emphasis: Romance Languages (Linguistics, Thesis Option)*

Total Hours Required for this Degree: 30

Twenty-seven hours of elective courses and three hours of ROML 7300 are required for the M.A. in Romance Languages. A minimum of twelve of the twenty-seven hours must be in French and Spanish linguistics. See the Graduate Handbook for additional information on this program.


Choose six courses in FREN or SPAN language and linguistics. FREN/ROML 7700 or SPAN 7750 is required. 


Electives are other graduate FREN, SPAN and ROML courses. Up to two graduate courses with another prefix, such as LING or LLED, may be included if approved by the major professor in consultation with the members of the student's advisory committee.   


Course Number Title Credits
ROML 7300 Master's Thesis* 1-9 hours

*Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit. A minimum of 3 hours is required by the Graduate School.  3 hours

Non-thesis Option*

Total hours required for this degree: 33. See the requirements above, except that non-thesis students do not take ROML 7300, but take 15 hours of elective courses.