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Linguistics Minor

Writing Studies
College of Liberal Arts
  • Program Type: Undergraduate free-standing minor
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2014
  • Required credits in this minor: 20
This 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.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Core Requirements (6 cr)
LING 1811 - Introduction to Linguistics [LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
LING 3102 - Introduction to Syntax (3.0 cr)
Electives (14 cr)
LING 3102 does not apply. No more than one course from a single second language may apply: American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Ojibwe, Russian, Spanish.
LING 1xxx
LING 2xxx
LING 3xxx
LING 4xxx
LING 5xxx
ANTH 4628 {Inactive} (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)
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