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Application deadline: December 1
Students interested in East Asian linguistics take the Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics with a specialization in East Asian linguistics. In addition to all requirements for the PhD in linguistics, the following courses are required: four courses or 15 units related to East Asian linguistics that are approved by the Graduate Studies Committee (GSC), which may be chosen from the following list: EALC 537 , EALC 547 , EALC 557 , EALC 558 , EALC 560 , EALC 561 , EALC 580 , EALC 620 and LING 539 . Upon approval by the GSC, other courses may be substituted. In addition, one of the two screening papers, the research paper associated with the qualifying examination and the doctoral dissertation must deal with at least one East Asian language. Students must also take LING 794a Doctoral Dissertation , LING 794b Doctoral Dissertation . Students must pass the reading examination in one East Asian language.