Linguistics

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Minors

There are four minors in Linguistics; it is not possible to minor in Linguistics & Languages.

Linguistics Course Minors

Theory
  • LING 040 (Semantics)
  • LING 045 (Phonology)
  • LING 050 (Syntax)
  • any 2 additional credits in Linguistics
Phonology/Morphology
  • LING 043 (Morphology)
  • LING 045 (Phonology)
  • LING 025 (Language, Culture, & Society) or LING 052 (Historical & Comparative)
  • any 2 additional credits in Linguistics
Syntax/Semantics
  • LING 040 (Semantics)
  • LING 043 (Morphology)
  • LING 050 (Syntax)
  • any 2 additional credits in Linguistics
Individualized any 5 credits in Linguistics, provided justification as to why they form a coherent minor

Linguistics Honors Minor

There are two ways to attain an honors minor in Linguistics. One is to fulfill the requirements for one of the above minors, and then write a single honors research paper (as described under Honors Portfolio on the Majors page) in LING 199 (taken for only 0.5 credits).

The other is to fulfill the requirements for a course major in Linguistics. In that case, your thesis (written in LING 195) will count as your honors preparation.