University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Linguistics Minor

Minor - Linguistics


Upper-Division Core Courses9
Core Course
Additional Core Courses
Elective Courses9
Total Hours18

Degree Specific Credits: 18

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Note: To earn a Minor in Linguistics, students must complete 18 credits beyond their major degree requirements.

Upper-Division Core Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories of courses. 9 total credits required.

Core Course

Complete the following course:
LING 470Linguistic Analysis3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Additional Core Courses

Complete the following course:
LING 471Phonetics and Phonology3
Complete one of the following courses:3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Elective Courses

Note: Please note: In earning this minor, neither LING 270S nor LING 465 may be taken after LING 470. In addition, only 1 of LING 270S and LING 465 may be counted towards the minor. LING 471LING 472, and LING 489 may be taken as an elective, if not taken as a required core course.

Complete three of the following courses:9
Intro to Linguistics
Structure & History of English
Linguistic Ecology and Language Endangerment
Phonetics and Phonology (if not taken as a core course)
Syntax (if not taken as a core course)
Language and Culture
Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Field Methods
Learner Language
North American Indigenous Language & Linguistics
Morphology (if not taken as a core course)
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-