Linguistics, Minor College of Letters & Science


Linguistics offers two minor programs:

  • Linguistics (General) provides the student with basic knowledge of language structure and linguistic analysis.
  • Linguistics for Language Teachers especially complements the major in English with the Teaching Area of emphasis; it is also of relevance to students interested in teaching foreign languages.

Minor Advisor

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LIN 001Introduction to Linguistics4
or LIN 001Y Introduction to Linguistics
LIN 103ALinguistic Analysis I: Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology4
LIN 103BLinguistic Analysis II: Morphology, Syntax, Semantics4
Choose one:4
Introduction to Phonological Theory
Introduction to Syntactic Theory
Historical Linguistics
Language Universals & Typology
Choose additional units from upper division Linguistics courses and other upper division courses listed in the major requirements in consultation with an advisor.8
Total Units24