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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Linguistics Minor

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Professors: Kit Andrews, Kathleen Cassity, Carol Harding, David Hargreaves, Henry Hughes, Gavin Keulks, Marjory Lange, Cornelia Paraskevas, Thomas Rand, Katherine Schmidt, Uma Shrestha, Curtis Yehnert
Associate professors: Ann Bliss, Robert Troyer
Assistant professors: Leigh Graziano, Lars Söderlund


Provides personalized learning opportunities leading to advanced studies or a variety of careers including teaching, writing, editing, linguistics and literature. The various programs help students develop a broad knowledge of literature, language and writing to foster analytical and critical skills. Students encounter new ideas; appreciate aesthetic and practical language; become impassioned readers, writers and thinkers; and gain perspectives in assimilating and evaluating their new experiences.

Approved upper division linguistics courses (12)

Total Credits (20)


Students planning a minor in literature, linguistics or writing need to be aware of prerequisites for upper division courses. Students with a major in one of these areas and a minor in another need to plan with an adviser additional classes in the minor to replace courses taken in the common core. Planning with an adviser is essential.

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