Linguistics- Bachelor of Arts

For information, contact the Linguistics major adviser, 166 Irvin Hall (513-529-1852).

Program Requirements

(41-44 semester hours)

Core Courses (17 semester hours)

Take all of these:

ENG 202 Varieties of English: Dialect Diversity and Language (3)

ENG 301 History of the English Language (4)

ENG/SPN 303 Introduction to Linguistics (4) or

ATH/GER 309 Introduction to Linguistics (4)

Take this course:

ENG 201 Language Awareness (3)

ENG 201 is offered frequently, with each offering focusing on a different topic. Students are required to take ENG 201 once as a Core requirement; they may elect to take it up to two more times as a Related I requirement.

Choose ONE of the following:

ENG 405 Advanced Linguistics: The Research Program of Noam Chomsky (3)

ENG 406 Discourse Analysis: Speech Acts in Context (3)*

* Capstone course

Related Courses I (9 semester hours)

No more than TWO courses may be taken from one department.

CIT 154 Personal Computer Concepts and Applications (3)

CSE 151 Computers, Computer Science, and Society (3)

CSE 174 Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving (3)

CSE 274 Data Abstraction and Data Structures (3)

CSE 283 Data Communication and Networks (3)

CSE 473 Automata, Formal Languages, and Computability (3)

CSE 474 Compiler Design(3)

CSE 486 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (3)

ENG 201 Language Awareness (3)

ENG 226 Introduction to Creative Writing: Short Fiction and Poetry (3)

ENG 302 Structure of Modern English (4)

ENG 313 Technical Writing (3)

ENG 327 Medieval Literature (3)

ENG 410 Topics in Linguistics (3)

FRE 341 Conversation and Current Events in France (3)

FRE 361 French Pronunciation (3)

GER 471 Linguistic Perspectives on Contemporary German (3)

PSY 374 Psychology of Language and Thought (3)

SPA 101 Beginning ASL I (4)

SPA 223 Language Development (3)

SPA 334 Phonetics (3)

SPN 311 Grammar Review and Composition (3)

SPN 312 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics (3)

SPN 409 Advanced Spanish Composition (3)

SPN 481 Spanish Phonology and Syntax (3)

SPN 482 Spanish Dialectology (3)

SPN 483 History of the Spanish Language (3)

SPN 484 Second Language Acquisition: Spanish (3)

Related Courses II (9 semester hours)

Group 1

ATH 425 Ethnographic Field Methods (3)

COM 262 Empirical Research Methods (3)

SOC 262 Research Methods (4)

SOC 462 Applied Sociological Research (3)

Group 2

ATH 265 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology (4)

ATH 465 Seminar in Linguistic Anthropology (3)

COM 335 Rhetorical Theory in Western Thought (3)

COM 434 Non-Verbal Communication (3)

COM 436 Middle Childhood Language Arts (3)

EDT 427 Adolescent Language Arts I (3)

EDT 428 Adolescent Language Arts II (3)

EDT 444 Language Teaching and Learning I (3)

EDT 445 Language Teaching and Learning II (3)

MTH 483 Introduction to Formal Systems and Mathematical Logic (3)

PHL 273 Formal Logic (4)

PHL 373 Symbolic Logic (4)

PSY 271 Cognitive Psychology (3)

PSY 372 Learning and Cognition (4)

PSY 374 Psychology of Language and Thought (3)

PSY 470 Seminar in Cognition (3)

Concentration in Foreign Language Linguistics (9 semester hours)

Students must take additional elective credit hours or a Concentration in Foreign Language Linguistics. Take nine semester hours in a single foreign language at the 300 level or above.

Electives (6 Semester hours)

Take six semester hours, selected from Related I and II.

Note: Foreign language courses taken to fulfill the Related requirements may not count toward the foreign language concentration.

Students seeking the Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics meet the College of Arts and Science writing in the major requirement by completing the following course/s: ENG 201 and 405 or 406.

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