The Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics

Admissions to the BA in Linguistics is currently suspended. Please contact the department of English to learn the current status of this program. Note: The highlighted is different from what appears in the printed catalog. What is displayed is current and correct.

Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree: 120 units

See "Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree" in the University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.

A suggested Major Academic Plan (MAP) has been prepared to help students meet all graduation requirements within four years. Please request a plan from your major advisor or view it and other current advising information at http://em.csuchico.edu/aap/ProgramSearch.

Please see General Education, Cultural Diversity, U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals, and Literacy Requirements under the BA in English.

Course Requirements for the Major: 30 units

Completion of the following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this degree.

In addition to the courses required for the BA in Linguistics, a minimum of one year of college-level courses in a foreign language is strongly recommended, with a second year strongly encouraged.

Major Core Program: 30 units

5 courses required:

ENGL 371 Principles of Language 3.0 FS *
ENGL 375 Introduction to English Grammar 3.0 FS
ENGL 470 Theory and Practice of Second Language Acquisition 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.
ENGL 474 Syntactic and Morphological Analysis 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 371, ENGL 375.
ENGL 476 Phonological Analysis 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher, ENGL 371, ENGL 375.

5 courses selected from:

ENGL 372 Pedagogical Grammar 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.
ENGL 473 Historical Linguistics 3.0 Inq
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.
ENGL 475 History of the English Language 3.0 FS
ENGL 477 Semantics: Language and Meaning 3.0 FA
ENGL 478 Linguistic Approaches to Reading 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.
ENGL 479 Language and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspectives 3.0 Inq
Prerequisites: ENGL 371 or WMST 200.

This course is also offered as MCGS 479.

ENGL 570 Contemporary Linguistic Topics 3.0 S1
Prerequisites: ENGL 371, ENGL 375.

Please see the Electives, Grading, and Advising Requirements under the BA in English.