Linguistics (English)

In conjunction with the Linguistics Program, English also offers a concentration in English Linguistics which provides a background in both literature and language. Students studying linguistics learn about the structure, history, and cultural influences in oral and written English language.
 

Bachelor of Arts - English; Linguistics Concentration

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 40-54

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

English Core Courses18
Upper-Division Requirements18
Modern & Classical Language Requirement4-18
Total Hours40-54

English Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
LIT 110LIntro to Lit3
LIT 327Shakespeare3
Complete 2 of the following courses:6
The Environmental Imagination
Literary Histories
Genres, Themes, Approaches
Complete 2 of the following courses:6
Medieval Lit
Chaucer
Milton
Special Topics (Medieval Women Authors)
Total Hours18

Minimum Required Grade: C


Upper-Division Requirements

Complete all of the following courses:
LING 465Structure & History of English3
LING 470Linguistic Analysis3
Complete 2 of the following courses:6
Phonetics and Phonology
Generative Syntax
Morphology
Complete 2 of the following courses:6
Linguistic Ecology and Language Endangerment
Language and Culture
Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Field Methods
Bilingualism
Learner Language
NA Indigenous Lang & Ling
Total Hours18

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Modern & Classical Language Requirement

Note: All English majors who select the Linguistics concentration must complete four semesters of the same modern or classical language through the 202-level or demonstrate equivalent competency on a Foreign Language Placement Exam.

Complete the 202-level proficiency in either a modern or classical language other than English.4-18

Minimum Required Grade: C-