Linguistics (M.A.) - Teaching English as a Second Language

Linguistics (M.A.) - Teaching English as a Second Language

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
LING 600Advanced Semantics and Pragmatics3
LING 605Advanced Phonetics3
LING 610Advanced Phonology3
LING 615Advanced Morphology and Syntax3
LING 620History of Language3
LING 650Linguistic Field Studies3
MLAN 519Second Language Acquisition3
Total Hours21
Language Studies Courses
Language Studies Elective 13
Language Studies Elective 23
Total Hours6
Teaching English as a Second Language Cognate
TESL 600Introduction to TESL3
TESL 601Methods and Materials for TESL3
TESL 602Curriculum, Testing, and Assessment3
Total Hours9

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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