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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 = 21 SCH
  • Courses in concentration = 9 to 15 hours (6 to 12 for linguistic students)
  • Courses outside the Department¬†in HISP-related areas = 6 to 12 hours
  • 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 = 21 SCH
  • Courses by concentration = 9 to 15 hours (6 to 12 for linguistic students)
  • Courses outside the Department, and up to 15 SCH with (6 to 12 hours)
  • Additional hours (courses, dissertation hours) = 32 SCH
  • Dissertation hours = 19 SCH (min.)
  • Total Number of Hours for the Degree = 96 SCH