The concentration in Applied Linguistics is 39 credits.
All MLL majors take a common core of courses (9 credits)
- MLL 190: The World of Language I
- MLL 230: World Language Communities
- MLL 301: Textual Analysis: Words, Images, Music
Although not required, MLL 191 The World of Language II is highly recommended.
In addition, students in the applied linguistics concentration take 21 credits of specified linguistics courses:
- LING 210 Introduction to Language Structures
- LING 290 Introduction to Applied Linguistics
- LING 310 Phonology and Morphology
- LING 320 Syntax
- LING 360 Sociolinguistics and Dialectology
- LING 410 Language Planning
- LING 450 Workshop in Applied Linguistics OR
- LING 490 Seminar in Applied Linguistics
Finally, the concentration in applied linguistics requires
9 credits of other LING courses, 3 credits of which must be on the 400 level. One cognate course in another discipline (e.g., MLL 413 [Language, Gender & Culture], PHIL 445 [Philosophy of Language], PSYC 316 [Language and Thought], ENGL 407 [Language in Society], ENGL 490 [History of the English Language]) and up to two language-specific linguistics courses (e.g., FREN/GERM/SPAN/RUSS 331, 332, 438) may be used as substitutes for an equivalent number of the required LING courses with the approval of the student's major advisor.
All courses submitted by a student in fulfillment of the requirement for the major must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.