Minor in Linguistics
Language plays a crucial role in almost every aspect of human life; it is fundamental to commerce, government, education, science, technology, the arts, and the mass media. The field of linguistics is devoted to the study of language, its nature, its uses, and its limitations. Because of its wide relevance, undergraduate study in linguistics can be a springboard to careers in many areas, from education to computer science.
The minimum number of credits (exclusive of the University's Core curriculum) required for the minor in linguistics: 18. A minor in linguistics consists of LIN 185, at least three courses from LIN 310-315, one 200-, 300-, or 400-level LIN course (three credits) and one 400-level LIN course (three credits).