Linguistics Minor

The minor in Descriptive Linguistics provides students with a foundation in the core cognitive and social theories of human language.  The minor is ideal for majors in Psychological Science, Computer Science, Communication, Education, English, World Languages, Anthropology, and the Social Sciences.

Requirements (18 Credits):

Required Courses (12 credits):

LING 400Linguistic Analysis

3

LING 412/LING 512Syntax

3

LING 413/LING 513Phonology

3

LING 414Variation and Discourse

3

Students must choose TWO electives from the following:

LING 200Introduction to Linguistics

3

LING 230The Study of Language

3

LING 300Language Acquisition

3

LING 497Second Language Acquisition

3

LING 430Topics in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

3

LING 431The History of the English Language

3

LING 437/LING 537Introduction to Multilingualism

3

LING 450Internship in Applied Linguistics

3

Total Credit Hours: 18