Mar 04, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Linguistics, B.S.

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120 hours (minimum)

Any student earning a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree must complete a minimum of 60 hours in natural, physical, mathematical, and computer science. Please note: courses with an LIN prefix are generally not accepted towards fulfilling this 60-hour requirement. Therefore, be sure to keep this requirement in mind as you choose your course work for the requirements in the major. See the complete description of College requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree , including a specific listing of courses applicable to the 60-hour requirement.

UK Core Requirements

See the UK Core section of this Bulletin for the complete UK Core requirements . The courses listed below are (a) recommended by the college, or (b) required courses that also fulfill UK Core areas. Students should work closely with their advisor to complete the UK Core requirements.

I. Intellectual Inquiry in Arts and Creativity

II. Intellectual Inquiry in the Humanities

III. Intellectual Inquiry in the Social Sciences

IV. Intellectual Inquiry in the Natural, Physical, and Mathematical Sciences

V. Composition and Communication I

VI. Composition and Communication II

VII. Quantitative Foundations

VIII. Statistical Inferential Reasoning

IX. Community, Culture and Citizenship in the USA

X. Global Dynamics

UK Core hours: 30

Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement (GCCR)

Subtotal: Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement hours (GCCR): 3

College Requirements

I. Foreign Language

(completed by Premajor Requirements)

II. Disciplinary Requirements

a. Natural Science: 3

b. Social Science: 3

c. Humanities

(completed by Major Requirements)

III. Laboratory or Field Work: 1

IV. Electives: 6

College Requirement hours: 13

Premajor Requirements

Complete the third and fourth semesters of a foreign language (or the equivalent)

Premajor hours: 6-8

Major Requirements

plus four major area courses:

Major Core hours: 33

Other Course Work Required for the Major

For the related component:

Choose 15 hours of additional courses relevant to the major chosen from the following prefixes, or courses approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies: AIS, ANT, APP, BIO, CHI, CLA, COM, CS, CSD, ENG, FR, GEO, GER, GWS, HIS, HJS, ICT, INT, ISC, ITA, JOU, JPN, LAS, MA, MCL, PHI, PS, PSY, RUS, SOC, SPA, STA, TSL, WRD (200-level or above) Credit(s): 15

Other Major hours: 15


Choose electives to lead to the minimum total of 120 hours required for graduation

Subtotal: Electives: 12

Total Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120

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