B.A. in Linguistics

College of Arts and Humanities
Academic Foundations
First Year Experience requirement4
English Composition requirement6-7
Mathematics requirement3-4
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Ethics requirement3
Distributed Disciplinary Foundations
Science requirement6-8
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Humanities requirement6
Arts requirement3
University Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Degree Requirements
Language/Culture requirement0-15
Demonstrating language proficiency through the intermediate level (202)
Capstone requirement1-15
Core Course Requirements
LIN/ENG 230Introduction to Linguistics 13
ENG 331Structure of Modern English3
LIN 332Phonetics and Phonology (Phonetics and Phonology)3
LIN 350Semantics and Pragmatics (Semantics and Pragmatics)3
Major Elective Courses
Select six major elective courses from the list below18
Language, Gender, and Sexuality
Stylistics: The Language of Literature
Dialects of American English
Sociolinguistic Aspects of English
Phonetics and Advance Oral French
Introduction to German Linguistics
Language Communities in the US and Canada
Language and the Internet
Conversation Analysis
Computational Linguistics
Language Change
Language & Culture
Study of Bilingualism: An Introduction
Introduction to the Study of Language: Spanish
Spanish Phonetics
History of the Spanish Language
Advanced Course Requirements
LIN 411Seminar Linguistics3
Electives 3
Complete 9-27 credits of free electives. Recommended courses include:9-27
Nonverbal Communication
Discourse & Everyday Talk
Health Communication
Foundations of Computer Science
Programming Language Concepts/Paradigms
Artificial Intelligence
Speech and Hearing Science
Introduction to Phonetics
Speaking Spanish in the United States
Language and the Human Experience
Lovely Accents: The World's Vocal Tapestry
Technology and Language Learning
Teaching English Language Learners PK-12
How Are Languages Learned?
The World's Languages
Language, Power, and Ideology
Introduction to Meaning
Capstone Requirement
LIN 412Capstone Seminar in Linguistics 23
Total Minimum Credits Required120

LAN 327 may substitute.


This course fulfills the Capstone requirement.


Select as many general electives as needed to complete 120 credits for graduation.