Minor in Language and Linguistics

Contact Person:
Donald McNutt, Department Chair
Office & Phone number TBA

19-21 credit hours.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Required Courses

PHIL 355 Philosophy of Language
ANTH 203 Language and Culture (4 credits)  
LNGS 301 Language and Structure  

Electives: select three

ANTH 160/LNGS 110
Exploring Language (4 credits)  
ANTH 161/LNGS 111
Origins of Language (4 credits)  
ANTH 303 Issues in Linguistic Anthropology  
ANTH 342/LNGS 342
Language and Gender  
ANTH 395 Special Topics  
COMM 460 Language and Social Interaction  
COMP 430 Theory of Rhetoric  
FREN 301 Oral and Written French Language
FREN 483 Structure of the French Language  
LNGS 302 Language and Meaning  
LNGS 309 History of the English Language  
LNGS 310 American English Grammar  
LNGS 320 Theories of Language  
LNGS 408 Topics in Language as a Formal System  
LNGS 409 Topics in Applied Linguistics  
LNGS 411 Topics in Language and Cognition  
LNGS 412 Topics in Language and Social Interaction  
PHIL 217 Language and Symbolic Logic  
PHIL 373 Metaphor  
SPAN 301 Current Idiomatic Spanish  

  1. At least 9 credits taken to satisfy this minor must be upper division.
  2. Tutorial and Special Topics courses may be used to satisfy the requirements with approval of the adviser.
  3. The prerequisites for PHIL 355 are waived for students who have declared the minor.