2019-2020 Catalog

Publication date June 2019

Linguistics Minor

(All colleges)

18-19 credits

Foundations6
Introduction to Linguistics: Sounds and Words
Introduction to Linguistics: Phrases and Sentences
Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
Language 1,23-4
Select one of the following:
Elementary Chinese II
Intermediate Chinese I
Intermediate Chinese II
ESL Speaking
ESL Writing/Grammar
Elementary French II
Intermediate French I
Intermediate French II
Elementary Languages II
Intermediate Languages I
Intermediate Languages II
Elementary German II
Intermediate German I
Intermediate German II
Hmong Heritage Language: Intermediate
Elementary Russian II
Intermediate Russian I
Intermediate Russian II
Spanish in a Global Society II
Spanish in a Global Society I & II
Spanish Language and Cultures in Action I
Spanish Language and Cultures in Action II
Linguistic structure3
Select one of the following:
History of the English Language
Introduction to Linguistics: Sounds and Words
Introduction to Linguistics: Phrases and Sentences
Sound, Speech, and Proficiency
German Conversation and Phonetics
Spanish Phonetics
Sociolinguistics/Linguistic anthropology3
Select one of the following:
Language, Power, and Inequality
Intercultural Communication
Gender Communication
Communication and Race
Language Study for Teachers
Varieties of English
Spanish Language in Contexts
Elective 23
Select at least one of the following:
Language, Power, and Inequality
Anthropology Forum 3
Egyptian Hieroglyphs: The Language and Culture of Ancient Egypt
History of Babylonian Language and Culture I
History of Babylonian Language and Culture II
Intercultural Communication
Gender Communication
Communication and Race
History of the English Language
Introduction to Linguistics: Sounds and Words
Introduction to Linguistics: Phrases and Sentences
Language Study for Teachers
Varieties of English
Topics in Linguistics
Individual Projects 3
Sound, Speech, and Proficiency
German Conversation and Phonetics
Symbolic Logic
Philosophy of Language
Psychology of Language
Spanish Phonetics
Spanish Language in Contexts
American Sign Language and Deaf Culture I
American Sign Language and Deaf Culture II
Total Credits18-19
Additional requirements/restrictions:
  • Courses listed in more than one category may be counted only once.
  • At least 12 credits must be in courses at or above the 300-level.
  • A maximum of six credits are allowed to overlap between general education requirements and the minor.
  • Some departments limit the number of credits that their majors or minors may apply to the linguistics minor.
    • Archaeology/Anthropology majors/minors may apply a maximum of three credits toward both an archaeology/anthropology major/minor and the linguistics minor.
    • Communication Studies majors/minors may apply a maximum of three credits toward both a communication studies major/minor and the linguistics minor.
    • English majors/minors may apply a maximum of three credits toward both an English major/minor and the linguistics minor.
    • Global Cultures and Languages majors/minors may apply a maximum of three credits toward both a Global Cultures and Languages major/minor and the linguistics minor.
    • History majors/minors may apply a maximum of three credits toward both a history major/minor and the linguistics minor.
    • Philosophy majors/minors may apply a maximum of three credits toward both a philosophy major/minor and the linguistics minor.
    • Psychology majors/minors may apply a maximum of three credits toward both a psychology major/minor and the linguistics minor.
    • Special education minors may apply a maximum of three credits toward both a special education minor and the linguistics minor.
    • Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) minors may apply a maximum of six credits toward both a TESOL minor and the linguistics minor: three credits in ENG 331/TSL 340 plus three additional credits.
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