Applied Linguistic Anthropology, M.A.

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 30

Program Code: M026

  • This program is Thesis Only.

Required Courses

Professionalization Class
ANTH 5001Professionalization in Anthropology1
Anthropology Core 1
ANTH 5363Linguistic Anthropology3
Linguistic Anthropology
ANTH/LING 5053Morphology3
or ANTH 5613
ANTH 56233
or LING 5363 Linguistic Field Methods
ANTH 5633Descriptive Linguistic Methods II3
or ANTH 5153 Ethnography of Communication
ANTH 5980Research for Master's Thesis2-5
Choose 12-15 hours of coursework selected in consultation with the student's advisor and committee 212-15
Total Credit Hours30

A grade of B or higher is required in the Anthropology Core courses.


No more than 6 hours from outside Anthropology may be applied.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in a language other than English is strongly recommended. Work with your advisor.


General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.