Departments & Programs


Major in Linguistics

Required Courses

Students must complete at least 30 credit hours in linguistics and required language courses, including the following:

  1. Core Requirements: L306, L307, L310, L431, and four electives, of which two must be at the 300–400 level. One elective may be from a related area.
  2. Language Structure Requirements: L432, or L490, or two courses in a language approved by the department, excluding major western European languages (such as German or the major Romance languages).
  3. Language Proficiency Requirement: at least one 3 credit hour course at the 300–400 level of a foreign language. (This requirement is waived for students who double major in linguistics and a foreign language.)

Students must complete the degree requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences.