90 credit hours required for graduation:
- Work in the major, secondary, and minor fields must total 63 credit hours of departmental coursework, minor coursework, and M.A. transfer credits (up to 30 credits). Remaining credits are completed by Ph.D. thesis hours (HISP-P805). Students’ programs are individualized and depend on the approval of the graduate faculty in Portuguese.
- Proficiency in two foreign languages (excluding English and Portuguese; may include Spanish and another foreign language) or one in-depth language (excluding English, Portuguese, and Spanish)
- One minor area (at least 12 credit hours of coursework)
- Completion of a doctoral dissertation is also required.