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 (other than English and Portuguese) or in-depth proficiency in one language (other than English and Portuguese).
- One minor area (at least 12 credit hours of coursework).
- Completion of a doctoral dissertation is also required.