Linguistics Minor

Minor - Linguistics

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 18

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

Note: To earn a Minor in Linguistics, students must complete 18 credits beyond their major degree requirements.


Upper-Division Core Courses9
Core Course
Additional Core Courses
Elective Courses9
Total Hours18

Upper-Division Core Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories of courses. 9 total credits required.

Core Course

Complete the following course:
LING 470Linguistic Analysis3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Additional Core Courses

Complete two of the following courses:6
LING 471
Phonetics and Phonology
LING 472
LING 489
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Elective Courses

Note: Please note: In earning this minor, neither LING 270S nor LING 465 may be taken after LING 470. In addition, only 1 of LING 270S and LING 465 may be counted towards the minor. LING 471, LING 472, and LING 489 may be taken as an elective, if not taken as a required core course.

Complete three of the following courses:9
Intro to Linguistics
or LING 465
Structure & History of English
Linguistic Ecology and Language Endangerment
LING 465
Structure & History of English
LING 471
Phonetics and Phonology (if not taken as a core course)
LING 472
Syntax (if not taken as a core course)
LING 473
Language and Culture
LING 474
Historical Linguistics
LING 475
Linguistic Field Methods
LING 477
LING 478
Learner Language
LING 484
NA Indigenous Lang & Ling
LING 489
Morphology (if not taken as a core course)
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-