Texas Tech University

Linguistics - PhD Concentration

Requirements Checklist:Ph.D. in English with a concentration in Linguistics

Required:

Offerings:

2 foundation courses

5340, 5342

1 course in British literature (before or after 1700)

Before: 5301, 5303, 5304, 5305, 5306

5334 (may count as either)

After: 5307, 5309, 5313, 5315

1 course in American literature (before or after 1900), ENGL 5337 (American Dialects or Linguistics and Literature with American focus) may replace this course

Before: 5320, 5323

After: 5324, 5325

1 course in Comparative literature

5355, 5317, 5343, 5380

1 professional development

5390, PDC

2 additional courses with selected in consultation w/ advisory committee

LING or CMLL courses as advised

1 pedagogy course

5392

6 courses in the student's area of specialization (at least 4 of which must be taken at TTU as PhD; one course must focus on the structure of English and one course must focus on sociological issues)

5335 (required), 5337, 5338, 5339

LING or CMLL courses as advertised - note 60/45 hr. requirements below

Literary genres: lit courses from above must cover at least three of five genres (poetry, drama, fiction, film, non-fiction)

 

12 dissertation hours

8000

Tools: language(s); philology; relevant subfields

 

Residency Requirement

24 hours of coursework during 18 months

Total Hours

60 minimum in English or 45 with 15-hour minor

*Courses with individual genres (ENGL 5350, 5351, 5352, 5353) and/or specialized or Advanced Problems courses (ENGL 5317, 5327, 5380) may also satisfy these period/genre requirements.