Pre-requisites for Candidates
> Complete a bachelor’s degree in Spanish or another subject. If in another subject, you must have completed Spanish courses equivalent to our Spanish minor.
> Applicants should have advanced Spanish language proficiency, strong academic writing skills, and the ability to conduct independent research.
> Take the GRE.
> See BYU Graduate Studies for more information on the following application requirements:
*Statement of Intent
*List of Advanced Language Courses
> Complete a total of 33 credit hours, consisting of 27 credit hours of coursework and 6 credit hours of project or thesis work.
> Complete three semesters, or equivalent, of a second foreign language.
> Teach at least one Spanish or Portuguese language class (100 or 200 level).
> Complete a comprehensive specialty exam which covers readings and coursework.
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese typically provides scholarships for 50-80% of LDS tuition for required classes.
Paid student instructorships are also available.
Apply for this program by February 1st to begin the following Fall semester.
Points of contact:
Dr. Willis Fails: firstname.lastname@example.org; 801-422-3452 (Linguistics Section Head )
Dr. Brian Price: email@example.com; 801-422-3453 (Graduate Coordinator)
Linda Chaston: firstname.lastname@example.org; 801-422-2196 (Graduate Secretary)
See BYU Graduate Studies or the document below for further details.