L I N G U I S T I C S   M I N O R

The linguistics minor requires a minimum of 6 courses (18 hours).

Students are required to take an introduction to the field of linguistics (English 400), and one course in each of the following major areas of
linguistic study: semantics and pragmatics (English 405), phonetics and phonology (English 408), and syntax (English 409). Students must also select two electives from the following courses: English 370, 403, 416, 468 and 474. Students who are considering the Linguistics Minor are encouraged to take English 207 as part of their General Education coursework. A minor in Linguistics may be combined with a major in English. English majors who satisfy the Linguistics Minor requirements may substitute any English elective for the three-hour Language Systems requirement.

Four required courses:

ENG 400 - Principles of Linguistics
ENG 405 - Semantics and Pragmatics
ENG 408 - Phonetics and Phonology
ENG 409 - Syntactic Analysis

Electives (choose two):

ENG 370 - Morphological Analysis
ENG 403 - History of the English Language
ENG 416 - Language and Society
ENG 468 - Second Language Acquisition
ENG 474 - Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

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