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Language Acquisition Concentration

Concentration Advisor
Victoria Tumanova
Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Office: 621 Skytop Suite 1200
Tel: 315.443.9640

Students in the concentration in Language Acquisition evaluate claims about social, cognitive and physiological aspects of language in language acquisition.

Sample Requirements - Consult the Course Catalog for specific requirements.

Equivalent or alternative courses may be substituted for any of the courses listed below by approval of the program. Be aware that certain courses may have prerequisites.

Linguistics Core Courses (12 credits)

  • LIN 601 Linguistic Analysis
  • LIN 631 Phonological Analysis
  • LIN 641 Syntactic Analysis
  • LIN 674 Topics in Sociolinguistics

Concentration Area Required Courses (12 Credits)

  • CSD 622 Development of Speech and Language
  • Three additional courses - Consult the course catalog for approved list

Concentration Area Elective Courses (6 Credits)

  • Two additional courses - Consult the course catalog for approved list

Thesis Option

In substitution for six of the elective credits, the student may prepare a thesis under the supervision of the concentration advisor or other faculty participating in the Program and on a topic approved by the Program.