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The Minor in Linguistics

A linguistics minor prepares students to analyze the form and function of languages and to think critically about languages and linguistic issues.

Course Requirements for the Minor: 18 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

5 courses required:

ENGL    121    Principles of Language    3.0    FS

ENGL    124    Introduction to English Grammar    3.0    FS

ENGL    224    Syntactic/Morphological Analysis    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 121, ENGL 124.

ENGL    226    Phonological Analysis    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher, ENGL 121, ENGL 124.

ENGL    227    Semantics: Language and Meaning    3.0    FA

1 course selected from:

ENGL    222    Pedagogical Grammar    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 121.

ENGL    223    Historical Linguistics    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: ENGL 121.

ENGL    225    History of the English Language    3.0    FS

ENGL    228    Linguistic Approaches to Reading    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: ENGL 121.

ENGL    232    Second Language Acquisition    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 121.

ENGL    297D    Contemporary Linguistic Topics    3.0    S1

Prerequisites: ENGL 121; ENGL 124.

Note: English majors taking a linguistics minor must complete 15 units in addition to the major requirements.