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Linguistics Minor

2020-2021 Catalog Entry for Linguistics Minor

The Linguistics minor is designed to examine the structure and function of language as a cognitive and behavioral science.  Students who take this minor will receive a theoretical understanding of the nature of language and the application of that theory to scholarly research, foreign languages, and English as a second or additional language. 

The Linguistics minor consists of 18 credit hours.

Required courses

LING 4010 - History of the English Language 3 

LING 4030 - Introduction to Historical Linguistics 3
LING 4040 - How Language Works (aka Introduction to Linguistics) 3

Select three of the following

LING 4020 - History of American English 3 

LING 4050 - English Grammar and Usage 3
LING 4060 - Survey of Early Germanic Languages 3
LING 4070 - Language, Culture, and Identity 3
LING 4600 - Special Topics in Linguistics 3
You may use this checklist to plan your linguistics minor: Linguistics Minor Checklist.