The major in linguistics includes a two-semester introductory sequence, intermediate work in theoretical grammar, intermediate work in the cognitive mechanisms of language, an advanced seminar, and two electives, as outlined below. Research opportunities are available within the major in the areas of language production and comprehension, language acquisition, and theoretical grammar.
Requirements for the major in linguistics can be found in the Course Catalog.
The linguistics minor consists of five courses.
LING 105 Linguistic Analysis: Sounds and Words 1
LING 110 Linguistic Analysis: Sentences and Dialects 1
Three 200 or 300-level linguistics courses 3