Linguistics Direct MA, Track A

First year required courses (15 credits)

  • Basic Reading and Academic Writing for Linguists (108)
  • Introduction to Linguistics (184)
  • Phonetics and Phonology (286)
  • Syntax (287)
  • Semantics (289)

Second year required courses (5 credits)

  • Research Methods (517)
  • Psycholinguistics (522)

Second year elective courses and seminars (10 credits)

  • At least 2 of the following (more can be taken and counted as regular electives):
    • Advanced Phonology (586)
    • Advanced Syntax (587)
    • Advanced Semantics (589)
  • At least 1 BA seminar (4xx)
  • 2 more courses (5xx) or seminars (4xx)

Third year elective courses and seminars (16 credits)

  • At least 1 BA seminar (4xx)
  • At least 4 MA seminars (8xx/9xx)
  • 2 more courses (5xx) or seminars (4xx)
  • 1 course outside the department (note that this is in addition to the general courses required by the university for the BA degree)

Fourth year (4 credits)

  • 1 MA seminar (8xx/9xx)
  • Guided Reading (868)

Fifth year

  • Thesis (762)

Additional Requirements

  • Oral final exam (thesis defense)
  • Attendance at Department colloquia is obligatory
  • Long papers must be submitted in two graduate seminars (long paper = 30 pp.; short paper = 7-8 pp.)
  • All exceptions to the requirements are subject to written approval by the supervisor/coordinator/chair
  • Acceptance and continuation are subject to the coordinator's written approval.