Course Requirements

1. Core Courses on Language Acquisition and Impairments (16 hrs minimum for Ph.D.)

LING 709 (3): First Language Acquisition
LING739 (3) First Language Acquisition II
PSYC 783/LING 782 (3): Research Methods in Child Language2
LING 822 (3): Seminar on Acquisition of Language
2 of:
SPLH 816 (3): Language Development
SPLH 840 (2): Language Disorders of Infants and Toddlers
SPLH 842 (2): Language Disorders of Preschoolers
SPLH 844 (2): Language Disorders of School Age
CLDP880 Seminar in Child Language
CLDP 964 Seminar in Child Language
2. Statistical and Methodological Courses (15 hrs minimum for Ph.D.)

Statistical Courses (at least 12 hours)
a. PSYC 790 (4): Statistical Methods I
b. at least 2 courses selected from among:
PSYC 887 (4): Factor Analysis
PSYC 889 (4): Nonparametric Statistics
PSYC 892 (4): Test Theory
PSYC 893 (4): Multivariate Analysis
PSYC 894 (4): Multivariate Modeling I
PSYC 895 (4): Categorical Data
PSYC 896 (4): Structural Equation Modeling I
CLDP 944 Multilevel Models for Longitudinal and Repeated Measures Data
CLDP 945 Advanced Multilevel Models
CLDP 948 Latent Trait Measurement and Structural Equation Models
Methodological Courses (at least 3 hours)
SPLH/PSYC 982 (3): Issues in Scientific Conduct
Or select from among
PSYC 815 (3): Developmental Research Methods
PSYC 816 (3): Design and Analysis for Neuroimaging Research
PSYC 818 (3): Experimental Research Methods
3. Supplemental Courses (24 hours minimum for Ph.D., at least 9 hrs in one area)

a. Linguistics and Psycholinguistics*
LING 622: Grammar
LING 700: Introduction to Linguistic Science
LING 705: Phonetics I
LING 707: Phonetics II
LING 708: Problems in Linguistic Analysis
LING 712: Phonology I
LING 714: Phonology II
LING 715: Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition
LING 725: Syntax I
LING 726: Syntax II
LING 731: Semantics I
LING 738: Neurolinguistics
LING 739: The Acquisition of Morphosyntax
LING 783: Computational Linguistics
LING 810: Ethnolinguistics
PSYC 536: Psychology of Language
PSYC 550: Psychology of Reading
PSYC 725: Cognitive Neuroscience
PSYC 735: Psycholinguistics
PSYC 800: Experimental Psychology
PSYC 831: Advanced Human Learning and Memory
b. Developmental Psychology
PSYC 825: Social Development
PSYC 870: Cognitive Development
PSYC 872: Attention, Perception and Learning in Infancy
PSYC 923: Developmental Science
c. Language Disorders
SPLH 820: Developmental Phonological Disorders
SPLH 846: Language Disorders of Adults
SPLH 850: Language Disorders Secondary to Closed Head Injury and Dementia
SPLH 854: Reading Disorders
SPLH 860: Evaluation of Speech and Language
SPLH 880: Seminar in Speech-Language Pathology
SPLH 966: Seminar in Language Development
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LING = Linguistics
PSYC = Psychology
SPLH = Speech-Language-Hearing
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