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Applied Linguistics Program
Moody Bible Institute
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Applied Linguistics is one of several undergraduate majors offered through the Department of World Missions. Introductory courses are offered in language and society, phonetics, morphosyntax, phonological analysis, and second language acquisition/field methods, with additional courses in anthropology and missiology. Students in the major also take a variety of other courses such as Bible, systematic theology, Biblical languages, and related areas, and thus are well-prepared to begin work in language development and Bible translation.
The primary language of instruction for this program is English.Courses in this program can be taken apart from the degree.
This program prepares students to begin functioning in the following role(s) in language work:
- Cross Cultural Worker
- Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics