Linguistics Minor

24-25 credits

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

To declare, a student must have completed the following requirements:

When ready to declare, students should meet with the Linguistics Director and complete the Minor Checklist.

The student and Director will then complete a Minor Declaration Card (available in Old Main 230, Miller Hall 223 or from the Linguistics Director). This form must be signed by the student and the Linguistics Director and then submitted to the Registrar in Old Main 230.

Minor Evaluation should be completed by the student and signed by the Linguistics Director at least two quarters before graduation.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.


Linguistics Minor Checklist          

❑ One course from:

  •     LING 201 - Introduction to Language and Linguistics Credits: 5
  •     ANTH 247 - Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology Credits: 5
  •     ENG 370 - Introduction to Language Credits: 5
  •     HNRS 217 - Colloquium in Linguistics Credits: 4
  •     TESL 401 - Introduction to English Linguistics for TESOL Credits: 4

❑ One course from:

  •     LING 204 - Sociolinguistics Credits: 5
  •     ENG 270 - Language and Society Credits: 5

❑  LING 310 - Introduction to Linguistic Analysis Credits: 5

❑  LING 311 - Phonetics and Phonology Credits: 5

❑  LING 321 - Syntax Credits: 5


University Graduation Requirements

General University Requirements 2017-18 
Writing Proficiency Requirement (WP)
180 Minimum Total Credits
60 Minimum Upper Division Credits
Residency Requirement
Minimum Grade Requirements
Final Quarter Requirement 


Major/Career Resources