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University of South Carolina

Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Columbia, SC

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University of South Carolina

Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is located in Columbia, SC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) German
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Foreign languages German
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Foreign languages French
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Foreign languages Spanish
Master of Arts (MA) Comparative literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Comparative literature
Master of Arts (MA) French
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
26
Accepted
18
Enrolled
65%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 75

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.9%
Black or African American 4.84%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.23%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 0
Male (20)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Modern literature, linguistics, literature and culture, medieval literature, literary theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
23,000

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Marja Warehime
Phone: 803-777-7000