English B.A. - Linguistics

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: 2021-22

General Education Requirements

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

Summary

English Core Courses

18

Upper-Division Requirements

18

Modern & Classical Language Requirement

4-18

Total Hours

40-54


English Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

LIT 110L

Intro to Lit

3

LIT 327

Shakespeare

3

Complete 2 of the following courses:

6

LIT 202L

The Environmental Imagination

LIT 236L

Literary Histories

LIT 246L

Genres, Themes, Approaches

Complete 2 of the following courses:

6

LIT 349L

Medieval Lit

LIT 350L

Chaucer

LIT 353L

Milton

WGSS 491

Special Topics (Medieval Women Authors)

Total Hours

18

Minimum Required Grade: C


Upper-Division Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

LING 465

Structure & History of English

3

LING 470

Linguistic Analysis

3

Complete 2 of the following courses:

6

LING 471

Phonetics and Phonology

LING 472

Syntax

LING 489

Morphology

Complete 2 of the following courses:

6

LING 375X

Linguistic Ecology and Language Endangerment

LING 473

Language and Culture

LING 474

Historical Linguistics

LING 475

Linguistic Field Methods

LING 477

Bilingualism

LING 478

Learner Language

LING 484

NA Indigenous Lang & Ling

Total Hours

18

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.

Code

Title

Hours

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

4-18

Minimum Required Grade: C-