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Applied Linguistics Major - Degree Requirements


In addition to meeting the general University requirements for a BA degree, Applied Linguistics majors must complete a course program approved by the Applied Linguistics faculty adviser.

Credits Required Courses
Prerequistes
4 LING 390 Introduction to Linguistics  
4 LING 435 Theories and Practice in Applied Linguistics LING 390 Introduction to Linguistics
4 LING 411 Syntax LING 390 Introduction to Linguistics
4 LING 490 History of the English Language LING 390 Introduction to Linguistics
Recommended: A structural course such as LING 392 Structure of the English Language   
4 LING 407 Senior Seminar  At least 16 credits of Linguistics courses
8            
Two quarters of coursework in a non-Indo-European Language
  See Language Requirement
20            
LING electives (upper division) Various, see Course Descriptions
LING 409 Community ESL Practicum, LING 422 How Do People Learn a Second Language, LING 423 Taking Stock: Assessment and Evaluation in Programs With Language Minority Students, and LING 478 TESOL Methods cannot be counted as electives.
48 Total* Credits (all courses are 4 credits unless otherwise noted)  

*All courses used to satisfy Major course requirements must be upper-division courses in which the student earns a grade of "C" or above.

Courses that May be Taken Concurrently or After LING 390 Introduction to Linguistics

Course may be taken concurrently with LING 390 Introduction to Linguistics LING 471 Understanding the International Experience
Courses may be taken immediately after LING 390       LING 415 Linguistics Phonetics, LING 433 Psycholinguistics, LING 435 Theories and Practice in Applied Linguistics, LING 437 First Language Acquisition, LING 438 Second Language Acquisition, LING 471 Understanding the International Experience, and LING 490 History of the English Language