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CHAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT:
Professor Chris Barker
DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE STUDIES:
Associate Professor Liina Pylkkanen
The Linguistics Department houses four laboratories: the KIT/NYU MEG Lab, the Neurolinguistics Lab, the Phonetics and Experimental Phonology Lab and the Sociolinguistics Lab. These labs include facilities for brain imaging with MEG, ultrasound imaging of speech, and recording of speech in a soundproof room.
Master of Arts Program in Linguistics
Course Requirements: 32 points of approved courses (at least 24 in residence at New York University) are required, including four basic courses required of all students: Phonology I, LING-GA 1210, Syntax I, LING-GA 1310, Semantics I, LING-GA 1340, Sociolinguistics, LING-GA 1510, and two of the following five courses: Phonology II, LING-GA 1220, Historical Linguistics, LING-GA 1410, Syntax II, LING-GA 2310, Semantics II, LING-GA 2370, Sociolinguistic Field Methods, LING-GA 2540.
Doctor of Philosophy Program in Linguistics
For the Ph.D., the student is required to complete a total of 72 points of approved courses of which at least 32 points must be completed in residence at NYU. Course work in related fields must be approved in advance by the director of graduate studies. The following 4-point courses are required of all students: Phonology I, LING-GA 1210, Syntax I, LING-GA 1310, Semantics I, LING-GA 1340, Sociolinguistics, LING-GA 1510. In addition all students are required to take 3 of the following 9 courses to satisfy the breadth requirement: Field Methods, LING-GA 0044, Introduction to Morphology at an Advanced Level, LING-GA 1029, Phonology II, LING-GA 1220, Historical Linguistics, LING-GA 1410, Syntax II, LING-GA 2310, Semantics II, LING-GA 2370, Linguistic Variation, LING-GA 2530, Neurolinguistics, LING-GA 2710, or an extra-departmental course, as specified below.