MA Curriculum

3 Core Courses (9 credits)

Three required core courses:

  • LNC 501 Linguistic Studies
  • LNC 502 Interpretive Strategies
  • LNC 503 Cultural Studies

6 Target-Language Courses (18 credits)

Select at least two Culture area courses; at least 2 Communication area courses; and 2 additional target-language courses from any of the Culture or Communication categories in your language: French, German, or Spanish.

French

  • French Culture-  Choose 2 
    • FRE 501 French Business Culture
    • FRE 504 Francophone Literature 
    • FRE 510 French Theater
    • FRE 512 French Narrative
    • FRE 513 French Poetics
    • FRE 514 Contemporary France
    • FRE 515 Francophone Civilization  
    • FRE 520 Topics in Francophone Literature: Québec
    • FRE 521 Topics in French Literature: Provence
    • FRE 522 Topics in French Literature
    • FRE 550 French Film Studies
  • French Communication
    • FRE 503 Oral Proficiency
    • FRE 505 Writing Proficiency
    • FRE 523 Translation Techniques

 

German

  • German Culture - Choose two
    • GER 500 20th Century German Culture
    • GER 501 Post-Wall German Literature and Film
    • GER 504 Postwar German Literature and Film
    • GER 505 Survey of German Film
    • GER 508 Modern German Drama
    • GER 518 Contemporary German Literature
    • GER 522 Austrian Literature and Culture
    • GER 550 German Literary Genres
  • German Communication - Choose two
    • GER 525 German Linguistic
    • Other courses available at Millersville University or through graduate study abroad options in consultation with your advisor

 

Spanish

  • Spanish Culture - Choose two
    • SPA 514 Contemporary Latin America
    • SPA 530 Spanish Comedia of the Golden Age
    • SPA 532 Spanish Literature of the Golden Age
    • SPA 533 Cervantes
    • SPA 536 The Generation of 1898
    • SPA 541 Colonial Latin America
    • SPA 542 Shaping National Identity in Latin America
    • SPA 543 Contemporary Latin American Literature
    • SPA 544 Latin American Theatre
    • SPA 545 Mapping Latin America: From Jungle to City
    • SPA 547 Hispanic Women Writers
    • SPA 549 Art and Culture of Spain
    • SPA 556 Seminar I & SPA 557 Seminar II. Repeatable for credit. Topics vary according to the professor’s research area. Topics may include:
      • Extraction: Andes to the Amazon 
      • Hybrid Identities: 21st Century Transnational Cultures
      • Latin American Science Fiction
      • Memory Studies in 20th Century Fiction
      • Migrant Children: Latinx Literature and Culture
      • Spanish Youth Culture
      • The Taste of Poetry: Early Modern Poets, Poems and Poetics
      • The Utopian Impulse in Latin America
    • SPA 558 Violence in Latin American Cinema
    • SPA 559 Adaptation: Literature to Film in Latin America
    • SPA 560 Nobel Laureates in Hispanic Letters
  • Spanish Communication - Choose two
    • SPA 510 Spanish Phonetics and Applied Linguistics
    • SPA 511 Spanish Through Time and Space
    • SPA 512 Advanced Grammar and Stylistics 
    • SPA 513 Living in Two Languages

 

2 Electives (6 credits)


Electives may include any two graduate courses from the following options:

  • Graduate courses in the target language from the Culture and/or Communication areas
  • LAN 525 Internship in the target language
  • Graduate course in another language (such as French or German)
  • Graduate courses in fields such as Education, ESL Certificate, Language Pedagogy, Latin American Philosophies of Education (LAPE Certificate), Linguistics, PA K-12 Certification courses, or others (consult with your Graduate Coordinator for additional options)
  • Pre-approved Study Abroad graduate courses

Advising Sheets

Upcoming courses

Projected courses for 2021-2022 include:

Core courses

Fall 2021

  • LNC 501 Linguistic Studies (Dr. Israel Sanz-Sánchez). Online, synchronous on Th 5:50PM - 7:05PM.

Spring 2022

  • LNC 503 Cultural Studies (Dr. Iliana Pagán-Teitelbaum) 50% synchronous (one weekly online meeting, schedule TBA).

 

 French

Fall 2021                      

  • FRE 503 Oral Proficiency (Dr. Anne-Marie Moscatelli) TuTh 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • FRE 504 Francophone Literature & Culture (Dr. Anne-Marie Moscatelli) TuTh 11:00AM - 12:15PM
  • FRE 520 The Giants of Twentieth-Century French Literature: Gide, Sartre and Camus (Dr. Roxane Petit-Rasselle) Tu 4:25PM - 7:10PM
  • FRE 550 French Film Studies (Dr. Brigitte Goutal) Th 4:25PM - 7:10PM

Spring 2022                

  • FRE 501 French Business Culture (Dr. Roxane Petit-Rasselle)
  • FRE 505 Writing Proficiency (Dr. Anne-Marie Moscatelli) 
  • FRE 520 Literary Feminine Legacies (Dr. Brigitte Goutal)

 

German

Fall 2021                    

  • GER 525: Introduction to German Linguistics (Dr. Joseph Moser) MoWe 3:00PM - 4:15PM

Spring 2022                

  • GER 500 20th Century German Culture (TBA)

 

Spanish

Summer 1 2021 

  • SPA 542 Shaping National Identity in Latin America. MTh 4:30-8:30. Summer 1 (June 1 - July 3). (Dr. Marcos Campillo-Fenoll) Online, synchronous (about 50% synchronous).

Fall 2021                    

  • SPA 556 Seminar I: The Taste of Poetry: Early Modern Poets, Poems and Poetics (Dr. Gloria Hernández) Tu 4:25PM - 7:10PM                      
  • SPA 512-Advanced Spanish Grammar and Stylistics (Dr. María José Cabrera) We 4:25PM - 7:10PM

Spring 2022                

  • SPA 511 Spanish through Time and Space (Dr. Israel Sanz-Sánchez)
  • SPA 545 Extraction: Andes to the Amazon (Dr. Cristóbal Cardemil-Krause)

 

Courses at Millersville University

As part of our joint program, you may take courses at Millersville University. Courses transfer automatically. You may find their course offerings here:

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