Curriculum

As defined in the Program’s Bylaws, the master’s degree and the doctoral degree programs are composed of elective courses, distributed in Groups I, II and III, and the Teaching Practicum courses.

I – Group I includes: General Linguistics, Phonology, Morphology, Semantics, and Syntax.
II – Group II includes: Applied Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, and Dialectology.
III – Group III includes: all the remaining courses offered by the Program.
§ 1. The master’s student must complete three courses from Groups I and II, two of them, at least, from Group I and one from Group II.
§ 2. In accordance with Art. 2 of this Bylaws, in case of direct admission to the doctoral degree program, the doctoral student must fulfill the same requirements as the master’s student as mentioned in  § 1 of this article.
§ 3. In order to fulfill the required course credits, the student may take courses offered by other graduate programs at UFSC, if allowed by the supervisor (PPGL Bylaws, 2010).
§ 4. The Teaching Practicum I and the Teaching Practicum II consist of 90 hours each and correspond to two credits.
§ 5. All other courses are theoretical, with 60 hours of instruction, and correspond to four credits.