This program may be expanded to the Major Concentration Linguistics.
Required Courses (9 credits)
LING 201 Introduction to Linguistics (3 credits)
Linguistics : Primarily for students intending to take further courses in linguistics. Topics include: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Students will be introduced to techniques of linguistic analysis.
Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017
Instructors: Meghan Clayards, Brendan S Gillon (Fall) Morgan Sonderegger, Maire Noonan (Winter)
Fall and Winter
LING 330 Phonetics (3 credits)
Linguistics : Transcription, identification, and production of speech sounds. Introduction to the acoustic properties of speech sounds, acoustic analysis of speech, and auditory phonetics.
Terms: Winter 2017
Instructors: Francisco Torreira-Martinez (Winter)
Prerequisite: LlNG 201
LING 371 Syntax 1 (3 credits)
Linguistics : Introduction to the study of generative syntax of natural languages, emphasizing basic concepts and formalism: phrase structure rules, transformations, and conditions on rules.
Terms: Winter 2017, Summer 2017
Instructors: Junko Shimoyama (Winter) Maire Noonan (Summer)
Prerequisite: LING 201.
Complementary Courses (9 credits)
9 credits in Linguistics chosen according to the student's interests. At least 3 of these credits must be at the 400/500 level.