College of Liberal Arts
This freestanding minor emphasizes two important facets of human language--the mathematical and social aspects of language. To understand the formal mathematical nature of human language, various courses are offered in the areas of phonology, morphology, and syntax. The issues of language as social phenomena are dealt with in a diverse, socio-cultural linguistics courses. After minoring in linguistics, students will achieve a high level of analytical ability, which is necessary not only in linguistics, but also in many other related fields, including but not limited to computer science, mathematics, philosophy, and psychology. A B.A. in English with an emphasis in linguistics and a designed minor for the M.A. in English are also offered.
This program is available:
Electives (14 cr)
LING 3102 does not apply. No more than one course from a single second language may apply: American Sign Language, Chinese, Ojibwe, French, German, Spanish, Russian.
Take 14 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ANTH 4628 - Language and Culture (3.0 cr)
· ENGL 5821 - History of the English Language (4.0 cr)
· PHIL 2011 - Philosophy of Language [LE CAT3, SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
· PSY 3661 - Psychology of Language (3.0 cr)
· LING 1xxx
· LING 2xxx
· LING 3xxx
· LING 4xxx
· LING 5xxx