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Linguistics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Kirksville, MO, United States
Truman is one of the few universities in the region offering an undergraduate degree in Linguistics. As a Linguistics major at Truman State University, you study how languages interact with other facets of the human experience. You hone your craft of linguistic analysis, become a better writer, and develop an advanced understanding of human thought in expressed action.
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Overview

Meaningful, Engaged Learning

  • You have opportunities to work one-on-one with your professors on projects such as research on language and autism or projects funded by the TruScholars Summer Undergraduate Research Program. You can present at conferences — perhaps Truman’s Undergraduate Student Research Conference — and gain a professional edge by publishing your work in academic and professional journals.
  • Monetary assistance is available for study abroad, and you can start building marketable skills through internships. Notable scholars visit campus to offer workshops, seminars, and master classes providing you with engaging development opportunities.
  • At Truman State University, you develop strong critical thinking and analytical skills that serve you well across a number of professional fields. Our Linguistics students go on to teach ESL and other languages around the world; join the Peace Corps; become Fulbright scholars, English teaching assistants, software engineers, lawyers, media editors, and more. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Second Language Teaching 
  • Old English 
  • Linguistics and Literary Criticism 
  • Service Learning In Japan 
  • Topics in Linguistics 
  • English Linguistics for the Classroom
  • Principles of Second Language Teaching
  • Structure and History of Romance Languages
  • Structure and History of English 
  • Structure and History of a Language or Language Family 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • One Page Essay — This essay must be an original work on behalf of the applicant.
    • English Proficiency Test Score
    • Original or Certified Copies of Transcripts from High School (and any college or university you have attended)
    • Certificate of Financial Support
    • Original or Certified Copies of Bank Documents Indicating Sufficient Financial Support
    • Copy of Passport biographical information page

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15335 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15335 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15335 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15335 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7975 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7975 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kirksville

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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