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Graduate Programs|Department of Modern & Classical Languages

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Modern & Classical Languages
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Dept. 3603
1000 E. University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-4177
Fax: 307-766-2727
Email: languages@uwyo.edu
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Modern & Classical Languages Graduate Program

Admission to the Graduate Program

Students who complete an undergraduate major or its equivalent in the same subject and meet minimum requirements set forth in the general section of the Graduate Bulletin may apply. The Graduate School requires that applicants have attained a combined minimum score of 900 on the verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Exam (=GRE). For non-native Englsih speakers, the Grad School requires the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), and the Language Department requests a minimum score of 525 (197 points on the new computer-based test).  

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.

Graduate Degrees Offered

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.

M.A. in Spanish

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