Linguistics BA: Expanded Major (5-6 year program)

The Linguistics expanded major 5-6 year program is for students who want their studies to be only in linguistics, and who are not able to complete their BA in 3 years. The total number of credits in this program is 46, as listed below.

First year required courses (6 credits)

  • Introduction to Linguistics (184)
  • Phonetics and Phonology (286)

Second year required courses (6 credits)

  • Syntax (287)
  • Semantics (289)

Third year required courses (8 credits)

  • Basic Reading and Academic Writing for Linguists (108)
  • 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):
    • Advanced Phonology (586)
    • Advanced Syntax (587)
    • Advanced Semantics (589)
  • At least 3 seminars (4xx)
  • 6 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)