2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Minor in Linguistics and Global Communication

15 credits

This program introduces students to the scientific study of human language, its structure, its diversity, and its communicative properties. The program focuses on understanding how languages change, how they are used by communities, and how they are acquired.

Required Courses

ENG 220Language and Society

3

ENG 320Introduction to Linguistic Science

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Concentraion 1: Linguistics

ENG 321English Linguistics

3

6 credits from

CH 337Chinese Linguistics

3

ENG 322Language and Cross-Cultural Communication

3

ENG 323Discourse Structure and Strategies

3

ENG 328Language and Gender

3

ENG 332Linguistic Phonetics and Phonology

3

ENG 400Special Topics in English

3

FR 337Phonetics

3

GER 337Phonetics

3

SP 337Spanish Phonetics and Phonology: Theory and Application

3

SP 340Survey in Spanish Linguistics

3

SPAA 260Speech Acoustics

3

SPAA 270Language Development

3

Concentration 2: Global Communication

ENG 322Language and Cross-Cultural Communication

3

6 credits from

ANTH 111Anthropology of Everyday Life

3

COMM 290Intercultural Communication

3

ENG 323Discourse Structure and Strategies

3

ENG 328Language and Gender

3

POLS 293International Relations

3

SOC 328Globalization and the Social World

3

Total Credit Hours: 15

Four semesters or the equivalent in one or more modern or classical languages other than a student’s native language are recommended for Concentration 1: Linguistics. Two semesters or the equivalent in one or more modern or classical languages other than a student’s native language are recommended for Concentration 2: Global Communication.