About this course
This program aims to instill in its students an appreciation of Hispanic linguistics and literature. The curriculum consists of courses on conversation and grammar for the lower-level undergraduates and more comprehensive and wide-ranging courses on the literature of Spanish-speaking countries and comparative studies on Spanish and other Romance languages for upper-level undergraduates. The curriculum is intended to aid the student in understanding the history, politics, religion and culture of Spain as well as the Spanish-speaking countries of Central and South America. The department presents substantive methods of research that enable students to come to a more precise and concrete understanding of the societies and cultures of various Spanish-speaking countries.
- Admissions decisions are based on the overall evaluation of candidate’s academic achievements and potential as well as his or her personal accomplishments.
- The admissions committee reviews a number of factors – academic records of previous studies such as Grade Point Average (GPA), study plan, personal statement, and letters of recommendation. Other achievements and specific qualifications such as language proficiency are also taken into consideration. The candidate’s application is reviewed in the context of the level of studies completed, quality of achievements, and characteristics of institutions attended. Finally, the appropriateness of the applicant’s academic goals and the suitability of preparation for the desired program is assessed.
- Interviews, examinations, and/or additional documents may be required to the applicant, depending on the policy of the specific college or department. If the applicant is applying for the College of Fine Arts, the College of Music, the Department of Physical Education, or the Music Education or the Fine Arts Education Major, the applicant will be individually notified of any further requirement as necessary