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Offline Romina

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BA in Linguistics Online
« on: December 19, 2016, 01:07:29 PM »
Hi everyone! I am a linguistics enthusiast trying to take my passion to the next level (an academic level). I studied and have always worked in Marketing and it is just now (I'm 32) that I finally took the decision of changing my career (which makes me very happy! :) )
I live in South America and was looking for a good online program (ideally a BA) but the search for such program or university has been quite frustrating.

Do you know of any accredited / good university where I can study Linguistics online? It could be either in English or Spanish.

Thank you!

Offline Daniel

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Re: BA in Linguistics Online
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2016, 04:47:08 PM »
There are some good free/open courses online for linguistics, such as some offered by MIT. They won't get you a degree, but you can still learn the content and get some sort of certificate (for a fee) for completing them. If nothing else, that's a way to start. Might even prepare you for grad school in linguistics, if you can otherwise get in based on your other experiences.

I don't know of any linguistics BA programs (and if there are any there would be very few), but there are some MA-level (or certificate-based) ESL teaching programs. So depending on your career goals this might work for you, and it's possible (but may not likely?) they would have some more theoretically oriented linguistics classes you could take in the program.
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