Master of Applied Linguistics and Exegesis

Overview

The Master of Applied Linguistics and Exegesis trains you in the techniques of applied linguistics and interpretation of biblical texts for effective cross-cultural communication and ministry. Be prepared to produce scientific descriptions of languages and cultures, literature and materials for literacy instruction, and translations of the Bible. Learn from faculty who have extensive field experience in applied linguistics, computer applications, literacy, community development and Bible translation in languages around the world.


*The Master of Applied Linguistics and Exegesis contains 54 credit hours and can be done in two years of full time study, or over a longer period of part-time study.

Course Outline

Research & Writing
RES 502 - Research Strategies


Biblical Studies
BIB 500 - Introduction to Biblical Studies
BIB 505 - Biblical Hermeneutics
Biblical Studies Elective


Two courses in one language:
BNT 501 / BOT 501 - Intro Greek I OR Elementary Hebrew I
BNT 502 / BOT 502 - Intro Greek II OR Elementary Hebrew II


Theological Studies
THS 540 - Introduction to Theology
THS 571 - Believers' Church Theology


Applied Linguistics
LIN 560 - Morphosyntax II
LIN 570 - Language & Culture Acquisition
LIN 580 - Field Methods: Data Management & Analysis
LIN 585 - Principles of Translation
LIN 593 - Semantics & Pragmatics


Electives
4 Electives in Linguistics, Bible, Cross-Cultural Ministry or Theology


Non-thesis Track
2 Electives in Linguistics, Bible, Cross-Cultural Ministry or Theology
LIN 696 -Comprehensive Exam


OR


Thesis Track
MLE 830 - Thesis Seminar
MLE 831/832 - Thesis I/II


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Areas of Study

Linguistics
The Master of Applied Linguistics and Exegesis trains you in the techniques of applied linguistics and interpretation of biblical texts for effective cross-cultural communication and ministry.

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ACTS Seminaries welcomes applicants who confess faith in Jesus, are members in or connected with a local church, and possess a desire for academic and spiritual growth within the ACTS Seminaries community. A completed bachelor degree from an accredited university or college is the standard academic prerequisite.

Step 1 - choose your degree program
Step 2 - fill out the application form at http://apply.twu.ca
Step3 - submit your references and transcripts

The seminaries that constitute the Associated Canadian Theological Schools admit qualified women and men of any race, nationality or ethnic origin. Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission. ACTS may consider applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements, provided they can demonstrate the ability to succeed at the graduate level.

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