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Thu 21 Apr 1994

FYI: MA program in Applied Linguistics at Montclair State

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  1. "ALICE FREED", New MA Program at Montclair State

Message 1: New MA Program at Montclair State

Date: 18 Apr 94 11:58:00 EST
From: "ALICE FREED" <>
Subject: New MA Program at Montclair State

The Linguistics Department at Montclair State College (soon to be
Montclair State University) is pleased to announce

The program, which begins in the fall of 1994, will provide
graduate instruction in a wide range of topics within Applied
Linguistics. An optional specialization in Teaching English as a
Second Language (TESL) will allow interested students to receive
New Jersey State certification in ESL as a second teaching field.

The program consists of thirty-six credits and requires a
Master's thesis. All students will take a required core of seven
courses plus an additional five elective courses. The required
courses include an introduction to linguistics, Sociolinguistics,
Translation Theory, Lexicography, Theories of 2nd Language
Acquisition, a course on research design and a seminar for
thesis students. A large number of electives will be available.
Among these are courses on such diverse topics as Discourse Analysis,
Computational Linguistics, Literacy, Forensic Linguistics and the
Structure of American Sign Language.

For further information, contact: Dr. Mary E. Call, Chair
 Linguistics Department
 Montclair State College
 Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
 (201) 655-4286
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