Applied Linguistics MA/MS

Students in the MA/MS in Applied Linguistics with an emphasis in TESOL will not be subject to the residency requirements of the department's existing graduate programs and may complete the program online. 

Master of Arts/Master of Science in Applied Linguistics  with an emphasis in TESOL - Option I Thesis

30 semester hours
Thesis
ENG 518Thesis (6 semester hours required)3-6
Only 6 semester hours of credit for 518 per degree will be given upon satisfactory completion of requirement
Required courses (21 semester hours)
ENG 555General Linguistics3
ENG 501Structure Eng Language3
ENG 557Teaching English as a Second/Other Language Methods I3
ENG 657Teaching English as a Second/Other Language Methods II3
ENG 558Sociolinguistics3
or ENG 670 Pragmatics & Language Tchg
ENG 658Sound Systems of English: Pedagogical Applications of Phonology & Phonetics3
ENG 599Bib & Methods of Research3
Electives (3 semester hours)
Select one course from the following:
ENG 558Sociolinguistics3
ENG 559Lang & Culture in Class3
ENG 579Style and Stylistics3
ENG 596Practicum in TESOL3
ENG 671Discourse Analysis3
ENG 685Computational Linguistics3
ENG 697Special Topic3
ENG 562Psycholinguistics3
Total Hours30

Master of Arts/Master of Science in Applied Linguistics with an emphasis in TESOL - Option II Non-Thesis

36 Hour
Research
ENG 595Research Lit/Techniques (3 semester hours required)3
Required Core Courses (24 semester hours)
ENG 501Structure Eng Language3
ENG 555General Linguistics3
ENG 557Teaching English as a Second/Other Language Methods I3
ENG 558Sociolinguistics3
ENG 599Bib & Methods of Research3
ENG 657Teaching English as a Second/Other Language Methods II3
ENG 658Sound Systems of English: Pedagogical Applications of Phonology & Phonetics3
ENG 670Pragmatics & Language Tchg3
Electives (9 semester hours)
Plus three of the following courses:
ENG 559Lang & Culture in Class3
ENG 579Style and Stylistics3
ENG 596Practicum in TESOL3
ENG 671Discourse Analysis3
ENG 685Computational Linguistics3
ENG 697Special Topic3
ENG 562Psycholinguistics3
Total Hours36