College of Arts & Sciences

Linguistics - Minor


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Linguistics is an interdisciplinary program combining resources from English, anthropology, psychology, philosophy, computer science, and the foreign languages, to develop an understanding of the nature and implications of human language. The Linguistics program provides solid foundations in phonological and grammatical analysis, as well as opportunities to investigate the social, cultural, psychological, and physical aspects of language use.

Minor Requirements

The minor in Linguistics requires 18 hours of course work to include:
LIN 221 – Introduction to Linguistics I [3 hours]
LIN 300 – Speech Sounds [3 hours]
LIN 305 – Words & Sentences [3 hours]
Three (3) additional courses to complete the minor:
Choose one other LIN course at the 200-level or above [3 hours]
Choose two other LIN courses at the 300-level or above [6 hours]
Linguistics Minor