Students may substitute up to 6 units of relevant upper-division coursework from other departments, with permission of the Linguistics advisor.
Sixteen units or equivalent are required. Four semesters (or their equivalent) of a language other than English, with either: (a) two semesters of an Indo-European language plus two semesters of a non-Indo-European language or (b) four semesters of any one language. Students with prior language experience can pass language requirement by examination or other evidence.
This minor consists of a minimum of 21 units, with at least one course selected from each of five categories. Although not required for the minor, foreign language courses are recommended. Students should be aware that some courses have prerequisites, including language proficiency.
Courses which are counted for a major may not also be counted for a minor, but students who have taken a course from any category as a part of their major may substitute an elective with approval of the Department Chair.
Select at least one course from each category:
Electives to a program total of 21 units selected from:
Any course listed above; CHLS 341; LING 423, 426; PHIL 484; SPAN 427; Special Topics on linguistics subjects offered through participating departments. These topics are shown on an approved list available in the participating departments.
For requirements, see description in the Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling.