Linguistics Minor

The department offers a minor in Linguistics consisting of 18 credits (3 required courses and 3 electives). Students majoring in a language are strongly encouraged to double-major or minor in Linguistics.

The three courses (9 credits) required for a minor are the following:

  • LIN 3010 Intro to Linguistics (prerequisite for most ling. courses, should be taken as soon as possible)
  • LIN 4326 Contrastive Phonology
  • LIN 4680 Structure of English or FRE/GER/SPN 4850 Structure of French/German/Spanish

The three Departmental electives (9 credits) are to be chosen in consultation with the advisor.