The Department of Modern and Classical Languages offers programs leading to a Master's degree in French or German under two plans: one with a Master's thesis designed for students who intend to continue their studies in a Ph.D. program elsewhere, and one with an expanded research paper designed for students who would like to work in secondary education or similar fields.
a. Thesis Degree: Candidates must complete 26 hours of graduate course-work beyond an acceptable undergraduate major; a thesis; and an oral examination.
b. Non-Thesis Degree: Candidates must complete 30 hours of course-work beyond an acceptable undergraduate major; an expanded research paper; and written and oral comprehensive examinations.
Courses offered specifically for graduate students are listed in the Graduate Bulletin.
All M.A. students of Spanish must choose option (a) Thesis Degree.
Graduate school application forms for domestic and international students can be submitted online or requested directly from the Graduate School, Box 3108 University Station, Laramie, WY 82071.