Linguistics B.A.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

This page also includes specific requirements for the Linguistics concentrations:

Sociolinguistics Concentration

Psycholinguistics Concentration

Major Requirements

Thirty-three credits, including:

LING 080Introduction to Linguistics3
LING 160Introduction to Phonology3
LING 165Phonetic Theory and Practice3
LING 166Introduction to Syntax3
LING 250Linguistics Capstone Seminar3
Choose one of the following:3
Introduction to Morphology
QR:Introduction to Semantics
Historical Linguistics
Introduction to Pragmatics
Six credits of linguistics electives6
Nine credits of concentration courses9

At least one elective or concentration course must be at the 200-level. The first three credits of an undergraduate thesis may count toward the major. No more than three credits may come from classes also used to fulfill the student’s minor or a second major.

Sociolinguistics Concentration

LING 135D1: Language & Ethnicity3
LING 162American English Dialects3
LING 176D1: African American English3
LING 178Sociolinguistics3

Psycholinguistics Concentration

CSD 094Dev of Spoken Language3
LING 171Intro to Psycholinguistics3
LING 177Second Language Acquisition3
LING 280Memory & Language Learning3

Additional concentration courses may be substituted with the approval of a linguistics faculty member.