Master's Degree in Linguistics

General

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Program Description

Name of the program: Master in Linguistics
DGP code: 221531
Normal period to graduate: 4 semesters
Credits: 110
Degree conferred: Master in Linguistics
Campus where it is offered: Hermosillo

Program description

General purpose

The Master of Linguistics at the Universidad de Sonora aims to consolidate, improve and continue the work already begun from the undergraduate program. The main interest of the Master's program in Linguistics is to train human resources of the highest quality to deepen and expand linguistic knowledge. In this way, graduates of this postgraduate program can actively participate in the development, analysis, transformation and promotion of linguistic knowledge advances and potentially influence the insertion of this knowledge in the environment of national and international culture, adapting or incorporating that knowledge in areas of the educational, scientific and social sectors.

Specific objectives

  • Train highly trained personnel in the area of indigenous language research from a perspective that values the interrelations between form and function.
  • Prepare human resources with high capacity for analysis, interpretation and promotion of scientific advances in linguistic matters, to strengthen the research of the indigenous languages of the region, the nation and the American continent.
  • Consolidate a regional effort to develop linguistic studies in this area of knowledge and thereby contribute to the impulse that is sought to give research on indigenous languages by other researchers from national and foreign institutions, as well as the discipline.

All this with a high awareness of responsibility and social ethics, as well as a strong spirit of scientific innovation.

What Will Your Competencies Be When You Finish The Program?

Egress Profile

The graduate of this master's degree will be able to develop high-level linguistic research in general and specifically in the field of indigenous languages.

The graduate of the program will demonstrate the application of descriptive techniques as well as the adaptation of various theoretical and methodological aspects in linguistic research, in order to explain the nature, origin, development of language and the diversity and typology of languages.

The graduate will be able to perform research and linguistic planning, teaching and / or advising activities in the social, educational, private and governmental sectors.

Curriculum

Curricular map

Key

Subjects

Kind

Credits

Theory

Practice Hours

First

Semester

0860

Phonetics and phonology

OBL

8

3

two

0864

Morphology I

OBL

8

3

two

Introduction to Linguistic Research

OBL

8

3

two

Second

Semester

0863

Fieldwork Techniques

OBL

8

3

two

0861

Syntax

OBL

8

3

two

0862

Research and Thesis Seminar I

OBL

4

two

-

Third

Semester

0866

Linguistic typology

OBL

8

3

two

0867

Semantics and Pragmatics

OBL

8

3

two

0865

Research and Thesis Seminar II

OBL

4

two

-

0950

Fieldwork Period I

OBL

5

0951

Thesis Advance Seminar I

OBL

6

Quarter

Semester

0952

Field Work Period II

OBL

5

0953

Thesis II Advance Seminar

OBL

6

0954

Thesis

OBL

10

0868

Research and Thesis Seminar III

OBL

4

two

-

Optional

0870

Phonetics and phonology

OPT

5

two

one

0871

Syntax III

OPT

5

two

one

0872

Morphology II

OPT

5

two

one

0873

American Languages and Cultures

OPT

6

3

0874

Etnosemantica

OPT

5

two

one

0875

Lexicography and E. of Dictionaries

OPT

5

one

3

0876

Translation

OPT

8

3

two

0877

Contrastive Grammar

OPT

5

two

one

0878

Mesoamerican Discourse

OPT

5

two

one

0879

Sociolinguistics

OPT

5

two

one

0880

Introduc. to Linguistic Theories

OPT

5

two

one

0881

Philosophy of Language

OPT

5

two

one

0882

Text Linguistics

OPT

8

3

two

0883

Historical Linguistics Yutoazteca

OPT

5

two

one

0884

Linguistic variation

OPT

5

two

one

1443

Linguistic Change and Theory of Gramaticalization

OPT

5

two

one

1444

Lexical typology

OPT

5

two

one

0745

Intercultural and Multilingual Education

OPT

8

3

two

0746

Linguistic Planning

OPT

8

3

two

0747

Linguistic Historiography of Colonial Texts

OPT

8

3

two

Observations

For a student to be considered a master's degree in linguistics, he must cover a minimum of 104 credits, of which:

  • 100 to compulsory subjects
  • 10 to optional subjects

Lines of generation and / or application of knowledge of the program.

  • Morphology and Syntax in Indigenous Languages.
  • Descriptive and Typological Studies.

Academic Core

First name

Mail

Dr. Acosta Félix Andrés

andres.acosta@unison.mx

andresacostafelix@gmail.com

Dr. Álvarez González Albert

aalvarez@lenext.uson.mx

Dr. Estrada Fernández Zarina

zarina.estrada@unison.mx

zarinaef@gmail.com

Dr. Grageda Bustamante Aarón Aurelio

agrageda@sociales.uson.mx

aarongrageda@gmail.com

Dr. López Cruz José Juan Gerardo

gerardo.lopez@unison.mx

Dr. Martínez Fabián Constantino

constantino.martinez@unison.mx

Dr. Morúa Leyva María Del Carmen Agustina

carmen.morua@unison.mx

Dr. Munguía Duarte Ana Lidia

ana.munguia@unison.mx

Dra. Rebeca Gutiérrez Estrada

rebeca.gutierrez@unison.mx

rebegutz@gmail.com

How to enter this postgraduate course?

Entry requirements

  • Registration application and curricular data in established formats.
  • Letter of explanation of reasons and interest to enter the master's degree.
  • Copy of the certificate of studies of degree in Linguistics or in related areas, with a minimum average of 80 or its equivalent in other rating systems.
  • Copy of the title and / or professional examination certificate.
  • Two letters of recommendation issued by persons of recognized academic prestige that accredit the responsibility and academic capacity of the applicant.
  • Interview with the Academic Commission of the masters.
  • Applicants who do not have a bachelor's degree in Linguistics may be admitted conditioned to the presentation of a knowledge test in the area during the first semester. Failure to comply with this requirement must accredit special courses in the subjects that merit it.
  • Demonstrate reading competence in the English language.
  • Present the EXANI-III (CENEVAL).
  • Signed commitment to dedicate full-time to their master's studies.

Admission profile

Applicants to the Postgraduate Master's program in Linguistics must have a professional degree in Linguistics at the undergraduate level, or in related careers, such as Anthropology or Literature. All applicants must demonstrate having the minimum knowledge related to descriptive linguistics and interest in direct linguistic work in the field.

What do you need to get the degree?

Qualification requirements

To obtain a master's degree, you must:

  • Approve the total credits and meet the other requirements established in the corresponding graduate program.
  • Proof of understanding a language other than Spanish, as established by the Academic Committee of the Postgraduate Program according to the study program.
  • Pass the examination of grade in the written phase and in the oral phase before a jury named ex profeso.
  • Comply with the provisions and requirements demanded by the School Services Office for the issuance of the degree.

Titration options

To obtain a Master's Degree in Linguistics, the preparation of a research paper or thesis is an indispensable requirement. In this way, the development of four types of jobs are proposed as degree options:

  • Grammar or lexicographical sketch of the language under study
  • Edition of historical-linguistic document
  • Database on a little documented language
  • Thesis

How much does it cost to study this postgraduate course?

Cost of the EXANI-III

The registration cost of applicants to enter the Universidad de Sonora is announced annually along with the first entry notice.

Registration and tuition fees

Students, when enrolling in any of the graduate programs, must cover the corresponding fees according to the current minimum wage in the city of Hermosillo, as established in the Quotas Regulation.

More reports

Dra. Zarina estrada Fernández

Program coordinator
Rosales and Blvd. Luis Encinas s / n, Col. Centro, CP 83000, Building 3A. Hermosillo, Sonora.
maestria.linguistica@unison.mx
Tel: +52 (662) 212 55 29, +52 (662) 259 21 87
http://www.maestriaenlinguistica.unison.mx/

Last updated Mar 2020

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