2014-15 Degree Plan

Linguistics, BA

College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Linguistics
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
LING 101: Introduction to the Study of Language or other Social Behavioral Science Core 3 C
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Freshman Academic Choice 3 C
MATH 121: College Algebra or more advanced 3 C
Elective Any Level 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
LING 301: Introduction to Linguistic Analysis 3 C
Second Language 101 3 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
BIOL 110: Biology Non-Majors or BIOL 123: BIology for Health Related Sciences and Non-Majors 3 C
BIOL 112L: Biology Laboratory for Non-Majors or BIOL 124L: Biology for Health Related Sciences and Non-Majors 1 C
Humanities 3 C
  • If taking BIOL 110 the laboratory BIOL 112L has to acccompany it. Similarly BIOL 123 has to be accompanied by BIOL 124L.
Term Hours: 16
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 47 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
LING 303: Introduction to Phonetics 3 C
CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Physical Science (Recommended PHYC 108 and PHYC 108L) 4 C
Second Language 102 (required for major) 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 62 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
LING 304: Phonological Analysis 3 C
LING 322: Grammatical Analysis 3 C
STAT 145: Introduciton to StatisticsĀ or PSY 200: Statistical Principles 3 C
Second Language 201 (required for major) 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 77 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
LING 331: Language in Society 3 C
Approved LING Elective 3 C
Second Language 202 (required for major) 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 92 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
LING 412: Morphosyntax or LING 446: Introduction to Language Change 3 C
Approved LING Elective 3 C
Fine Arts 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 105 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Approved LING Elective 3 C
LING 367: Psychology of Language 3 C
Elective Any Level 1 D-
2nd Major Requirement or Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major Requirement or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 13
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
LING 425: Semantic Analysis or LING 429: Discourse Analysis 3 C
Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major Requirement or Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major Requirement or Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major Requirement or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Degree Plan Notes
  • Minimunm graduation GPA = 2.00. Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual cousework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA for admission and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences.

  • Please seek guidance from the department on choosing appropriate electives for the major and the best choice of minor or second major.

  • CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220s
    CJ 130: Public Speaking
    ENGL 219: Tech & Professional Writing
    ENGL 220: Expository Writing
    PHIL 156: Reasoning & Critical Thinking