Linguistics Minor - Calendar Program Description

Below is a list of courses that might be of interest to a student wishing to pursue a linguistics minor. Note that this is only a recommendation and that there are many other possible courses that could be used.

Lower Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
LING 220 3 Introduction to Linguistics   Required B-SOC
LING 222 3 Introduction to Syntax LING 220 Pre-Req for many Upper Division courses

Upper Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
LING 322 3 Syntax LING 222 Required for LING 400  
LING 324 3 Semantics LING 222 Recommended Q
LING 400 3 Formal Linguistics LING 322. Recommended: PHIL 210 Recommended Q
Total: 9        
Required: 15        

Synergy

Linguistics involves studying human language. This can often lead to large datasets that require unconvenional statistical analyses to make sense of (text mining for example). Computational linguistics is a field that may be of particular interest to a statistician.

Possible Careers (Please consult other resources e.g. Career Services)

  • Sociolinguist
  • Linguistic Analyst