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MA in SLS Elective Courses

Elective courses may be chosen from the following list, or from relevant courses in other departments of the university. All electives must be approved in advance by the student’s advisor.

  • SLS 408 Bilingual education
  • SLS 418 Instructional media
  • SLS 430 Pidgin & creole English in Hawai‘i
  • SLS 460 English phonology
  • SLS 490 Second language testing
  • SLS 610 Introduction to Teaching second languages
  • SLS 612 Alternative approaches to second language teaching
  • SLS 613 Second language listening & speaking
  • SLS 614 Second language writing
  • SLS 620 Second language reading
  • SLS 630 Second language program development
  • SLS 640 English syntax
  • SLS 642 Comparative grammar and SLA
  • SLS 670 Second language quantitative research
  • SLS 671 Research in language testing
  • SLS 672 Second language classroom research
  • SLS 673 Applied psycholinguistics and SLA
  • SLS 675 Second language qualitative research
  • SLS 676 Interpretive qualitative inquiry
  • SLS 678 Discourse analysis in second language research
  • SLS 680E Topics in SLS: Second language learning
  • SLS 680N Topics in SLS: Second language analysis
  • SLS 680P Topics in SLS: Second language pedagogy
  • SLS 680R Topics in SLS: Second language research
  • SLS 680U Various Topics SLS: in Second language use
  • SLS 690 ESL Teaching practicum
  • SLS 699V Directed reading/research (variable credit)
    Note. A maximum of 3 credits of 699 can be counted toward the 36 required credits. The final product of SLS 699 cannot be the MA Scholarly Paper.