Options in Linguistics

Anthropology Majors

To earn an Option in Linguistics with an Anthropology major, students must complete 12 credits beyond their major degree requirements, as follows:

Students must take the following 2 courses (6 credits):

  • LING 470  Linguistics Analysis (3 credits)
  • LING 473  Language and Culture (3 credits)

Students must take 2 of the following courses listed below (6 credits):

  • LING 375X  Linguistic Ecology and Language Endangerment (3 credits)
  • LING 471    Phonetics and Phonology (3 credits)
  • LING 472    Generative Syntax (3 credits)
  • LING 474    Historical Linguistics (3 credits)
  • LING 475    Linguistic Field Methods (3 credits)
  • LING 477    Bilingualism (3 credits)
  • LING 478    Learner Language (3 credits)
  • LING 484    North American Indigenous Languages and Linguistics (3 credits)
  • LING 489    Morphology (3 credits)

See the Anthropology website for additional requirements.

English Majors

See the English website and the catalogue for additional requirements.

French Majors (MCLL)

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages offers a French major with a Linguistics Option. To earn an Option in Linguistics with a French major, students must complete 18 credits of Linguistics courses as follows:

Students must take 1 of the following 2 courses (3 credits):

  • LING 270S Introduction to Linguistics
  • LING 470   Linguistics Analysis

Students must take the following 2 courses (6 credits):

  • LING 471   Phonetics and Phonology
  • LING 473   Language and Culture

Students must take 3 additional Linguistics courses (9 credits)

See the MCLL website for additional requirements.