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Linguistics Minor

Minor Requirements

Consult the Course Catalog for specific requirements

To complete a minor in linguistic studies, students must take 18 credits, 12 of which must be in courses numbered above 299. Students also choose four courses from those listed below, in addition to taking both the following courses: LIN 301 Introductory Linguistic Analysis and LIN 441 Syntactic Analysis

Psycholinguistics/Sociolinguistics/History and Structure of Language

  • ANT 372 - Issues in Intercultural Conflict and Communication
  • CFS 365 - Language Development in Children and Families
  • COG 301 - Introduction to Cognitive Science
  • LIN 251 - English Words
  • LIN 411 - Semantics of Human Languages
  • LIN 412 - Pragmatics: Meaning and Context
  • LIN 426 - Structure of Standard Arabic
  • LIN 431 - Phonological Analysis
  • LIN 451 - Morphological Analysis
  • LIN 461 - Introduction to Historical Linguistics
  • LIN 471 - Dimensions of Bilingualism and Multiculturalism
  • LIN/ANT 472 - Language, Culture, and Society
  • LIN 473 - Language Variation and Change
  • LIN 491 - Universal Grammar and Second Language Acquisition
  • LIN/ANT/SOC 571 - Topics in Sociolinguistics
  • LIN 591 - Second-Language Acquisition
  • CRS 430 - Intercultural Speech Communication

Philosophy of Language

  • CIS 468 - Natural Language Processing
  • CIS 473 - Atomata and Computability
  • PHI 251 - Logic
  • PHI 351 - Logic and Language
  • PHI 551 - Mathematical Logic
  • PHI 565 - Philosophy of Language

Language Pedagogy

  • LIN 421 - Introduction to Methodology of Language Teaching (TESOL/FLT)
  • LIN 422 - Advanced Methods of Language Teaching (TESOL/FLT)

Languages of the World

  • CRS 430 - Intercultural Communication
  • LIN/ANT 202 - Languages of the World
  • LIN/ANT 472 - Language, Culture, and Society
  • LIN 481 - Global Communication through World Englishes