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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of World Languages and Cultures

Las Vegas, NV

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of World Languages and Cultures is located in Las Vegas, NV.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Spanish translation
Master of Arts (MA) Hispanic studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Final research project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6
Applied
3
Accepted
3
Enrolled
50%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

12
Total Graduate Students
66%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 75%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 16.67%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 1
Male (1)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Spanish Golden Age poetry, prose and theater; Miguel de Cervantes; history of ideas in creative letters, historical linguistics (French/Spanish), Spanish sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, women narrators of Mexico and Spain, translation studies, Mexican film and culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 455047
Las Vegas, NV  89154-5047
United States
Contact Dr. Susan Byrne
Chair
Email: susan.byrne@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3464
Fax: 702-895-1226