Department of Foreign Languages

Graduate Catalog General Information

Department of Foreign Languages

Ruth A. Hottell, Chair

AnChung Cheng, Spanish Graduate Adviser

Ruth Hotell, French Graduate Adviser,

Friederike Emonds, German Graduate Adviser

Requirements for the Master's Program in French, German and Spanish

A minimum of 30 semester credit hours are required for the Master of Arts and a minimum of 30 semester credits hours are necessary for the Master of Arts and Education.

For the degree of Master of Arts or Master of Arts and Education with a major in French, German or Spanish, students must meet the following departmental requirements: (a) present an undergraduate major in the language of interest from an accredited college or university; (b) satisfactorily complete at least 18 hours of graduate credit in the major language (including courses 5010 and 5020 in French and German, 5010 in Spanish); (c) satisfactorily complete an additional 12 hours in the major language or in approved, cognate courses; (d) pass a comprehensive examination; and (e) demonstrate a reading proficiency in a foreign language other than the major. This may be done either by earning a passing grade in a foreign language course at or above the 3000 level or by passing an examination administered by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature. A thesis may be presented for a maximum of 6 hours of credit.


NOTE: A Master's degree can be completed in three to four summers with a partial waiver of tuition, available from the Graduate School at The University of Toledo. For more information, contact the Department of Foreign Languages.

Last Updated: 3/22/15