Master of Arts
TESL/Language Studies


Study TESL, APPLIED LINGUISTICS, or a Combination of TESL and SPANISH (Language Studies)

Research: LLL 607 "Research methods in Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics" (3 hours).

Core: LLL 600 "Current Issues in Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics" (2 hours).

Electives: at least 27 hours from graduate courses in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics ( Click here for list of courses) , 12 hours of which must be at the 600-level, as follows:

Other Requirement: Demonstrated proficiency in a non-native language.

Culminating Experience: Successful completion of written and oral comprehensive examinations.

No more than 9 hours of transfer credit will be accepted for the M.A. program. A minimum of 23 hours must be taken within the department.


Semester Sample Courses: TESL Emphasis Sample Courses: Language Studies with Spanish Focus

I

LING 601 - English Syntax
LING 613- Introduction to TESL
LLL 600 - Current Issues in LLL
SPAN 502- History of the Spanish Language
LING 613 - Introduction to TESL
LLL 600 - Current Issues in LLL

II

LING 520- Language Acquisition
LING 621 - Phonetics & Phonology
LLL 607 - Research Methods in LLL
SPAN 586 - Contemporary Spanish Novel
LING 621 - Phonetics & Phonology
LLL 607 - Research Methods in LLL

III

LING 514 - Lexicology
LLL 580 - Topics (Assessment or Translation)
LING 513 - Linguistic Diversity in the U.S.
SPAN 601 - Advanced Spanish Grammar
SPAN 506 - Contemporary Spanish Cultural
LING 685 - Pragmatics

IV

LING 515 - Sociolinguistics: World Englishes
LING 685 - Pragmatics
LING 792 - Applied TESL
SPAN 695 - Literature topics course
SPAN 504 - Spanish Phonetics
LING 520 - Language Acquisition