Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

6160. Second Language Acquisition

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Current research on theories of second language acquisition. Differences between first and second language development, including views on the availability of universal grammar. Linguistic input and the effect of age of immersion in a second language. Research methodologies and their validity will be discussed. Pedagogical implications derivable from this research will be addressed. Student research component.

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