Master of Arts with a Major in English as a Second Language
In addition to the general requirements stated for the graduate programs, each student must pass two three-hour three-hour written comprehensive exams and submit a portfolio. One is in Theoretical Linguistics, the other in Applied Linguistics. The candidate is allowed to take these exams up to three times during work on the MA degree.
Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult the graduate advisor early in the MA programs.