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  • Department of Spanish and Classics
    611 Sproul Hall
    Davis, CA 95616
    Tel: (530) 752-5799
    Fax: (530) 752-2184
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Contact Graduate Studies

  • 250 Mrak Hall
    One Shields Avenue
    Davis, CA 95616

    Phone: (530) 752-0650
    Fax: (530) 752-6222

Application Deadlines

Click here for the admission and fellowship deadlines for this program.

Degrees Offered

  • M.A. Plan II
  • Ph.D. Plan B

Designated Emphases

Admission Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Audio sample of Spanish language proficiency
  • Sample of recent written work in Spanish

Degree Requirements

Students follow the degree requirements reflecting the year s/he was admitted or the most recent version below.


  • 9 quarter appointment rule exception: 12 quarters allowed

Students gain advanced knowledge of the history of the Spanish language; literary or linguistic scholarship; and competence in two other foreign languages. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in Spanish.

This is a departmentally-based Graduate Program.

For more information, visit the Spanish website.


Program Chair
Maria C Colombi
(Department Chair)
Spanish & Classics (530) 752-1244
Ana Peluffo
(Graduate Program Chair)
Spanish & Classics (530) 754-5499
Academic Advisers
Marta E Altisent
(Adviser: General)
Spanish & Classics 9/1/13 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-6342
Travis G Bradley
(Adviser: General)
Spanish & Classics 9/1/13 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-2454
Ana Peluffo
(Adviser: Admissions and Primary Contact)
Spanish & Classics 9/1/13 - 8/31/15 (530) 754-5499
Graduate Program Staff Coordinator
Mandy Bachman Languages & Literatures (530) 752-5799
Student Affairs Officer (SAO) in the Office of Graduate Studies
Jean Telford Graduate Studies (530) 752-9292