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PhD Minor

The Option A Minor in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) offers graduate students both a theoretical and a practical background in the increasingly important area of SLA. After completing the minor, students will be prepared to understand research in SLA and to develop teaching curricula based on principles of second language learning and teaching.


Student must come to the SLA minor with a minimal background in second language acquisition and learning methodology, and in linguistics, obtained through the listed prerequisite courses or their equivalents.