Feb 23, 2024
A Bachelor of Arts with a major in linguistics ensures that you receive the proper training and knowledge to have a successful career in the field of linguistics. The curriculum allows you to immerse yourself in the study of language and to understand its structure, use, design and application.
The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in linguistics and a concentration in computational linguistics.
Hours required and general/college requirements
A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 36 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified by the University Core Curriculum in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Information requirements.
Major requirements, 42 hours
Required courses, 27 hours
Computational linguistics, 6 hours
Plus 9 hours selected from
Foreign language, 3-12 hours
Students must attain Intermediate II (2050) level (prerequisite for 2050 course is 2040; prerequisite for 2040 course is 1020; prerequisite for 1020 course is 1010).
Linguistics majors who would like to study cutting-edge practices and technologies managing linguistic data for computational and quantitative analysis may choose to minor in Information Science.
Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (36) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information, see an academic advisor in the College of Information.
A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required on all courses counted toward the major.