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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Latin and Classical Humanities (MA) - Applied Linguistics Track

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Program Requirements

Complete 36 credits from twelve courses including six classics component courses, two methods component courses, and four linguistics component courses.

Capstone: Pass two comprehensive exams. One will test facility in Latin language; the other will be based on course work in linguistics, on a comprehensive reading list in Latin literature, and on required readings in Greek literature in English translation.

Optionally, and upon invitation by the fac­ulty only, students may complete either a final paper (3 credits, approximately 30 pages in length) or a Master’s thesis (6 credits, approximately 60 pages in length, involving extensive original research/scholarship). Both the final paper and the thesis are prepared under the guidance of an individual faculty advi­sor and defended before a committee of three faculty members.

Statute of limitations: Four years.

Course Requirements

Classics Component (18 Credits)

Complete 18 credits in Latin, chosen from among graduate Latin semi­nars and Latin electives. Three credits may be earned in a Greek or classical studies graduate course. 

With prior approval of the graduate program director, a graduate course in an allied department may count toward this requirement.

Methods Component (6 Credits)

With prior approval of the graduate program director, LATIN 615 may be waived and a 3-credit elective in either applied linguistics or classics taken in its place.

Linguistics Component (12 Credits)

Substitutions may be made with the prior approval of the graduate program director.

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