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Degree Requirements

PhD in Hispanic Studies: Summary of Degree Requirements

FOR STUDENTS ENTERING THE PROGRAM WITH A MASTERS DEGREE:

  • Core Courses = 9 SCH
  • Courses in concentration = 15 SCH
  • Outside electives in HISP-related areas = up to 15 SCH
  • Free elective courses = 6 SCH
  • Dissertation hours = 19 SCH (min.)
  • Total Number of Hours for the Degree = 64 SCH

FOR STUDENTS ENTERING THE PROGRAM WITH A BACCALAUREATE DEGREE:

  • Courses required of all students = 9 SCH
  • Courses by concentration = 15 SCH
  • Outside electives = up to 15 SCH
  • Free elective courses = 6 SCH
  • Additional hours (courses, dissertation hours) = 32 SCH
  • Dissertation hours = 19 SCH (min.)
  • Total Number of Hours for the Degree = 96 SCH