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Minor in Linguistics (code LINGUM01)

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:

Category I Introduction:

  • LING/ANTH 170, LING 363I

Category II Phonology:

  • CD 330, LING 420, FREN 414, GERM 303

Category III Syntax:

  • LING 421, FREN 411, SPAN 426

Category IV Psycholinguistics and Neurolinguistics:

  • EDSP 454, LING 329, PSY 438

Category V Language, Culture, and Society:

  • ANTH 412I, 413

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.

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