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Program Name:

Linguistic Studies
Program Homepage: http://lang.syr.edu/
Institution: Syracuse University
Address: Suite 340 H.B. Crouse Hall Syracuse University
City: Syracuse
Zip/Postal Code: 13244-1160
State/Province: NY
Country: USA
Application Deadline: Rolling, but typically by late February
Contact Person: Jaklin Kornfilt, Dr. , Director
Email:

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Phone: 315-443-5375
Fax: 315-443-5376
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics
Other Program Specialties: Syntactic and morphological typology; syntax; sociolinguistics; second language acquisition
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): Arabic, Standard
Hindi
Spanish
Turkish
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: An interdisciplinary undergraduate (with a major and a minor in Linguistic Studies) and Master's program (with six concentration areas). An MS degree program in Computational Linguistics is starting in Fall 2013. A Certificate Program in Language Teaching is offered, as well. The Linguistic Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program incorporating not only courses offered within the department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics -- prefixed 'LIN' -- but also courses from the following academic units: Anthropology, Child and Family Studies, Cognitive Science, Communications Sciences and Disorders, Comunication and Rhetorical Studies, Computer and Information Science, Reading and Language Arts, Information Studies, Philosophy, and Spanish.
Available Financial Aid: TA-ships in Linguistics,in Teaching of English,in Spanish, in French, in Chinese, and in Japanese. In some years, tuition scholarships are available, as well.
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