Hours53 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

requirement 1 Complete 1 course
Professionalization course:
requirement 2 Complete 1 course
Complete the following prerequisite course:
requirement 3 Complete 4 courses
Complete the following core courses:
requirement 6
Complete university course work (or the equivalent) to a 200-level or higher in any single foreign language including American Sign Language. (This requirement varies for Spanish. See the Humanities College Advisement Center.) The language for this requirement may be the same language used to satisfy the GE Foreign Language option, but note that the GE foreign language option may require more coursework than this requirement for the Linguistics major. For non-native speakers of English, the university TOEFL requirement satisfies this requirement for the Linguistics major. Students intending to pursue graduate studies in linguistics are strongly encouraged to study a non-Indo-European language.
requirement 7 Complete 1 option
Note 1: Courses taken in requirements 4 and 5 cannot double count for requirement 7.
Note 2: Subject to approval by the Linguistics Area Coordinator, students may take up to two courses taught outside of the department to satisfy elective requirements.
requirement 8 Complete 1 course
Complete the following capstone course:
Program Outcomes

Language Structure

Demonstrate knowledge of language structure, analytical techniques of linguistics, and linguistic theory in core and applied areas of linguistics.

Linguistic Artifacts

Be able to produce linguistic artifacts (e.g. grammars, lexicons, corpora, portfolios, computer systems, experiments) that draw on knowledge of core and applied areas of linguistics and linguistic theories.

Effective Communication

Be able to effectively communicate findings of linguistic analyses or research in writing and speaking.