Linguistics BA: Combined Expanded Major

The Linguistics combined expanded major is for students who want most of their studies to be in linguistics, with a smaller number of courses in English Literature. The total number of credits in this program is 46, as listed below.

First year required courses (18 credits)

  • Academic Writing I (106)
  • Academic Writing II (107)
  • Introduction to Linguistics (184)
  • One of:
    • Introduction to Fiction (190)
    • Introduction to Poetry (194)
  • Phonetics and Phonology (286)
  • Syntax (287)
  • Semantics (289)

Second year required courses (12 credits)

  • Research Methods (517)
  • Psycholinguistics (522)
  • 3 of the following:
    • Renaissance Literature (206)
    • American Literature I (252)
    • American Literature II (253)
    • 18th and 19th Century British Literature (303)
    • Shakespeare (314)

Elective courses and seminars (14 credits)

    2 of the following:
    • Advanced Phonology (586)
    • Advanced Syntax (587)
    • Advanced Semantics (589)
  • At least 2 linguistics seminars (4xx)
  • At least 1 literature elective (6xx)
  • An additional seminar in either linguistics (4xx) or literature (7xx)
  • 2 more courses (5xx) or seminars (4xx) in linguistics