What will I learn?

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics offers degree programs leading to the master of arts in German, the master of arts in Romance languages, and the doctor of philosophy in Romance languages.

The following descriptions of requirements pertain only to the Romance Languages Option (combining French and Spanish) of the Master of Arts in Romance Languages. For the French Option or the Spanish Option of the Master of Arts in Romance Languages, return to the menu and click on the appropriate link.

The Romance Languages Option (combining French and Spanish) has a thesis track and a non thesis track. Regardless of the option or track, all new graduate teaching assistants must enroll for the Practicum in Applied Linguistics (either FR 512 Practicum Applied Linguistics or SP 502 Practicum Applied Linguistics).

All tracks include a comprehensive exam. However, the configuration of the exam is specific to each track, as indicated below.

All non thesis options and tracks of the master of arts in Romance languages incorporate a core of five courses in the five areas listed below:

  • Teaching Practicum/Topics in Linguistics
  • Pro-seminar: Research Methodology/Critical Theory
  • Topics in Culture and Civilization
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Special Topics/Directed Readings

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (24 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$30,250.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 August 2022

Venue

College of Arts and Sciences

Clark Hall,

The University of Alabama,

TUSCALOOSA,

Alabama,

35487, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International application must hold the equivalent of a U.S. four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution to be eligible for graduate admission.

For international students

International application must hold the equivalent of a U.S. four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution to be eligible for graduate admission. English Language Requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): The minimum score for admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 550 on the paper-based TOEFL or 79 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT); International English Language Testing System (IELTS): The minimum score for admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 6.5; Pearson Test of English (PTE): The minimum score of admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 59.

Application Deadline: Rolling admission.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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