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The Linguistics Minor

Note: The grade point average of the coursework comprising the minor must be no less than 2.00.

Six units, including:

LING 203 Introductory Linguistics

Five units of elective chosen from the following:

ANTH 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 211 Field Methods in Ethnography

ANTH 290 Cultural Theory

ANTH 300 Sexuality and Gender Across Cultures

CLSC 201 Classical Elements in the English Language

CLSC 250 Introduction to Syntax

CLSC 252 Introduction to Indo-European Linguistics

CMSC 150 Introduction to Computing

CMSC 221 Data Structures with Lab

EDUC 324 Reading Foundations for Early Literacy Instruction

ENGL 381 Modern Grammar

ENGL 390 Literary Translation

FREN 415 Traduction

FYS 100 Language, Race, and Ethnicity

FYS 100 The Power and Prejudice of Language

FYS 100: Say What? Exploring 2nd Language Acquisition

LAIS 411 Bilingualism in US, Latin America, and Spain

LAIS 412 The Sounds of Spanish

LLC 198 Teaching English as a Second Language through Literature and Film

LLC 362 History of the Romance Languages

LLC 410 Teaching of a Modern Second Language

LING 297 Selected Topics

MATH 289 Introduction to Data Science

MATH 389 Statistical Learning

PHIL 251 Elementary Symbolic Logic

PSYC 333 Cognitive Science

PSYC 341 Cognitive Neuroscience

PSYC 343 Psycholinguistics with Lab

PSYC 449 Misunderstanding Language

RHCS 103 Rhetorical Theory

RHCS 104 Interpreting Rhetorical Texts

Up to three units in a language other than English.

These cannot all be in the same language. You may apply one unit at the advanced (300 or 400) level, and this may be in addition to any of the courses listed above. You may also apply up to two units in a language other than the language of the advanced level course. These may be at any level.

Selected topics courses in linguistics are applied to the minor on a case-by-case basis.

Students are expected to fulfill all prerequisites necessary for courses within the minor. Prerequisites do not count toward the minor unless otherwise noted. Coursework in phonetics, syntax, morphology and other related topics taken during study abroad may fulfill some minor requirements. Study abroad in consultation with advisor is strongly encouraged.