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Brigham Young University

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Provo, UT

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Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Spanish and Portuguese is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish Spanish pedagogy
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish Hispanic linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish Hispanic literatures
Master of Arts (MA) Portuguese Portuguese linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Portuguese Portuguese pedagogy
Master of Arts (MA) Portuguese Luso-Brazilian literatures

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1 semester of teaching

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
11
Accepted
9
Enrolled
65%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Prerequisite second language requirement (can be fulfilled concurrently); prerequisite teaching methods course (can be fulfilled concurrently)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$13,515
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 32.35%
Black or African American 2.94%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.94%
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 0
Male (25)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mexican prose; Latin American theater; literature; phonetics, and phonology; pedagogy; classical Portuguese literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3190 Joseph F. Smith Building
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Alvord
Interim Chair, Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Email: scott_alvord@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-7546
Fax: 801-422-0308

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