Linguistics BA: Expanded Major

The Linguistics expanded major is for students who want their studies to be only in linguistics. The total number of credits in this program is 46, as listed below.

First year required courses (12 credits)

  • Introduction to Linguistics (184)
  • Phonetics and Phonology (286)
  • Syntax (287)
  • Semantics (289)

Second year required courses (6 credits)

  • Research Methods (517)
  • Psycholinguistics (522)

Elective courses and seminars (28 credits)

  • At least 2 of the following (more can be taken and counted as regular electives):
    • Morphology (584) or Advanced Phonology (586)
    • Advanced Syntax (587)
    • Advanced Semantics (589) or Meaning and Use (591)
  • At least 3 seminars (4xx)
  • 7 more courses (5xx) or seminars (4xx)
  • 2 courses outside the department (note that these are in addition to the general courses required by the university for the BA degree)