Applied Linguistics prepares students for careers in TESL, bilingual education and foreign language teaching. The BA can either be a terminal degree, or can qualify the student for MA programs in Education and Applied Linguistics/TESL.
Majors in Applied Linguistics receive a thorough grounding in the structure of English and its function in American society, and practical teaching experience. The concentration includes electives in education and a teaching internship.
Minimum 2.0 overall GPA; minimum 2.5 GPA in LIN 205 and 207