Linguistics and Language Development Department
Minor - Linguistics
The minor in Linguistics provides training in the scientific study of language for students whose professional competence would be enhanced by a more thorough knowledge of linguistics than is provided in their majors.
University Graduation Requirements
To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).
|Proficiency for the Minor||0-10|
|Must meet one of the following criteria:|
|One year of college level language other than student's native language (10)|
|Demonstrated equivalent competence (0)|
|One year of college level American Sign Language (6)|
|For students for whom English is not the native language, one year of college level English study may fulfill this requirement.|
|Requirements of the Minor||15|
|LING 101. Introduction to Linguistics||3|
|LING 111. Introduction to Linguistic Phonetics||3|
|LING 112. Introduction to Syntax||3|
|Six units of upper division course work, approved by the linguistics advisor|