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: 2019-2020

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
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 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
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 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-