Columbia University

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Hispanic Cultural Studies


630 West 169th Street

New York City, NY 10027

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Hispanic Cultural Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Courses: Students enrolled in the Master's in Hispanic Cultural Studies program must complete satisfactorily a total of nine (9) course units (27 points) in one year. Normally a student takes five courses during the fall semester and four in the spring. Two courses are required of all students: Spanish G9901, Graduate Seminar on Literary and Cultural Theory, and SPAN G9810, Supervised Individual Research for the Master's Essay. The remaining courses are electives, four of which may be taken outside the department in related disciplines such as Anthropology, History, Women Studies, History of Art, Teacher's College, Music, etc. Two electives must be taken outside the department. For the departmental electives, students choose among all courses taught by the graduate faculty.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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