Linguistics Major (B.A.)

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Required Major Courses
LNGN 210Introduction to General Linguistics3
LNGN 220Structure of American English3
LNGN 230Language in Society3
LNGN 245Language and Culture3
LNGN 300Syntax3
LNGN 301Semantics3
or LNGN 302 Pragmatics
LNGN 331Phonetics3
LNGN 332Phonology3
Major Elective Courses
Select 12 credits from the following:12
Language of Food
Languages of the World
Language of Propaganda
Language and Gender
Dialectology
History of Linguistics
Bilingualism
History of the English Language
Semantics
Pragmatics
Morphology
Principles of Second Language Learning
Comparative and Historical Linguistics
Language and the Mind
Field Methods
Natural Language Processing
Selected Topics in Linguistics
Selected Topics in Linguistics
Independent Study
Independent Study
Psycholinguistics
Introduction to Cognitive Science 1
Introduction to Cognitive Science 1
Seminar in Cognitive Science
Total Credits36
1

 Only one course from CMPT 288, LNGN 288, PHIL 288, or PSYC 288 may be taken.