B.A. in Linguistics
The study of linguistics, often referred to as the "science of language," provides students with an understanding of the sound systems, words, and sentence structures of language, both individually and comparatively.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120
General Education Requirements
See the 'General Education/Core Curriculum' for the College of Liberal Arts.
A major in linguistics for the B.A. degree requires 30 semester hours of linguistics courses. Students must complete:
- Lin 200; Lin 303;
- two of the following courses in theoretical linguistics: Lin 304, 305, 306;
- one of the following courses in language change & variation: Lin 310, 520, 511, 545;
- and one of the following courses in intercultural communication: Lin 312, 561, 572, 571, 552.
- At least 9 hours must be at the 500 level.
A maximum of 15 hours for the major may be taken through an approved study abroad program.
Other Academic Requirements
Grades lower than C in modern languages courses will not be counted toward the major or minor in modern languages.