Minor in Linguistics

Linguistics Minor — 15 units

A minimum of 6 upper-division units are required to complete the minor.

All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

ENG 420Introduction to the Study of Language3
ENG 421Syntax3
ENG 424Phonology and Morphology3
ENG 425Language in Context3
Select one:3
History of the English Language
Language Analysis for Language Teachers
Second Language Acquisition

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a solid understanding of the fundamental linguistic subfields of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and sociolinguistics.
  2. Analyze grammatical aspects of English and other languages unfamiliar to them.
  3. Produce a field-appropriate research paper conforming to all writing conventions, citation conventions, and structural conventions in linguistics research.