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Model Curriculum

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Students admitted into the M.A. program are classified into one of the following groups:

  • Advanced Language Students

  • Not-Advanced Language Students

Advanced Language Students

For advanced language students the curriculum requirement is as follows:

Required Courses

BLS508 (3 credits)
BLS511 (3 credits)
BLS512 (3 credits)
BLS520 (3 credits)
BLS600 (3 credits)
BLS639 (3 credits)
BLS651 (3 credits)
Any Caribbean Lit. Course (3 credits)

Total Required Credits: 24

Electives

Any 3 Electives (9 credits)

Total Elective(s) Credits: 9


Total Credits Required for Graduation: 33

NOTE: An individualized curriculum is designed for students who bring SOME language skills in Spanish

Not-Advanced Language Students

For not-advanced language students the curriculum requirement is as follows:

Required Courses
*** Urban Spanish series

BLS501 (Urban Spanish 1)
BLS502 (Urban Spanish 2)
BLS503 (Urban Spanish 3)
BLS504 (Urban Spanish 4)
BLS505 (Urban Spanish 5)
BLS508 (3 credits)
BLS511 (3 credits)
BLS520 (3 credits)
BLS600 (3 credits)
BLS651 (3 credits)

Total Required Credits: 30

Electives

Any 1 Elective (3 credits)

Total Elective(s) Credits: 3


Total Credits Required for Graduation: 33

*** Note: From time-to-time, not advance language students are allowed to waive Urban Spanish 1 and/or 2 depending on an assessment of their Spanish proficiency by the director.

When an Urban Spanish course is waived, and elective course is added.

The student is still required to complete a total of 33 credits to graduate.


Carmen Lamas, Ph.D.
Director

The Hispanic Institute at La Salle University
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone: 215.951.1209
Fax: 215.991.3506
E-mail: lamas@lasalle.edu


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