Certificate in Hispanic Cultural Studies
This program is designed to allow students to advance their knowledge and skills of cultural analysis. This certificate is for students interested in research and teaching that investigates the ways in which culture transforms human beings, literature and language, and social structures. The program combines interdisciplinary approaches in order to understand Hispanic culture.
Admission to the certificate program requires a 3.000 GPA with 1) an earned bachelor’s in Spanish or 2) another area with an advanced level of Spanish (to be determined by the program coordinator).
Current graduate students of WSU should complete the Declaration of Intent to Pursue a Graduate Certificate form through the Graduate School website1. The admission review faculty may request any of the listed admission requirements before rendering an admission decision.
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The program consists of 12 credit hours and the students take four (4) of the following courses:
|SPAN 520||Hispanic Film: Cinema in the Spanish Speaking World||3|
|SPAN 624||Seminar in Latin-American Literature or Culture||3|
|SPAN 626||Spanish Civilization||3|
|SPAN 627||Latin-American Civilization||3|
|SPAN 632||Hispanic Cooking Communities||3|
|SPAN 633||Latin@ Studies||3|
|SPAN 805||Directed Readings Spanish||1-4|
Courses between 500-799 taken at the undergraduate level cannot be used toward the completion of a graduate certificate.
In addition to these requirements, students must meet the Graduate School’s requirements in order to earn this certificate.