The Minor in Linguistics offers an enhanced awareness of the components, functions, and interfaces of human language. It prepares students for careers and advanced study for which such awareness is essential through coursework aligned with a student’s own professional goals and intellectual interests.
All students pursuing the Minor in Linguistics must complete 18 semester credit hours, at least 9 of which must be drawn from outside the major.
- 3 semester credit hours selected from the following:
ENG 3343 Principles of English Linguistics
LNG 3813 Introduction to Linguistics
- 3 semester credit hours selected from the following courses in the linguistics of a particular language:
ENG 3323 History of the English Language
ENG 3333 Introduction to the Structure of English
SPN 3013 Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation
SPN 3113 Linguistic Structures of Spanish
SPN 4113 Topics in Spanish Linguistics
SPN 4123 The Spanish of the Southwest
- 6 semester credit hours selected from the following courses in psycholinguistics, anthropological linguistics, sociolinguistics, or historical linguistics:
ANT 2053 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
BBL 3013 Language Analysis and Bilingualism
BBL 3133 Language Development in Bilinguals
BBL 3403 Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in a Pluralistic Society
FL 4013 Cross-Cultural Communication and Foreign Languages
LNG 3833 Sociolinguistics
LNG 3843 Gender Issues in Language
PSY 4323 Psychology of Language
- 6 additional semester credit hours chosen in consultation with an advisor in one or more of the following approved areas: anthropology, bicultural-bilingual studies, English, foreign languages, and linguistics.