Undergraduate Catalog

2013 – 2014


2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Archive

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Linguistics Program

107 Main Hall
610-436-3584
Israel Sanz-Sánchez, Coordinator

CONTRIBUTING FACULTY

Mahmoud Amer, Languages and Cultures
Maria José Cabrera, Languages and Cultures
Charles E. Grove, Languages and Cultures
Cheryl Gunter, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Elaine B. Jenks, Communication Studies
Sara Lamb Kistler, Early and Middle Grade Education
Mareile A. Koenig, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Garrett G. Molholt, English
Frederick R. Patton, Languages and Cultures
Israel Sanz-Sanchez, Languages and Cultures
Paul A. Stoller, Anthropology and Sociology
Andrea Varricchio, Languages and Cultures

The minor in linguistics is an interdisciplinary program offered by the departments of Anthropology and Sociology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Communication Studies, English, Languages and Cultures, and Philosophy. Its purpose is to provide the student with a foundation in the analysis of the various aspects of language. Students wishing to enter the program must consult the program coordinator. To receive credit for the minor in linguistics, a student must complete 18 semester hours of course work. The program coordinator must approve all courses.

Minor in Linguistics (18 semester hours)

  1. Required courses (6 semester hours)
    ENG/LIN 230 and ENG 331 (or any other approved alternative to ENG 331)
  2. Electives (12 semester hours)
    Choose four courses from the list below. Alternative courses not shown in this list may be chosen, provided that they are approved by the program coordinator.
    COM/LIN 415, COM 307, COM 450, CSC 220, CSC 345, CSC 481, FRE 302, LAN 382, LAN 401, LAN 425, LIN 211, PHI 190, PHI 330, PHI 436, SPA 365, SPP 106, SPP 203, SPP 204, SPP 207, SPP 240. (The following courses are eligible for use as electives but are less frequently taught: ENG/LIT 328, ENG 335, ENG 339, ENG 340, ENG 430, LAN 305, LAN 327, LIN 411, LIN 412, LIT 330, SPA 340, SPA 353, SPA 370)
  3. For course descriptions, see communication sciences and disorders (SPP), communication studies (COM), computer science (CSC), English (ENG or LIT), languages and cultures (LAN, LIN, FRE, GER, RUS, or SPA), or philosophy (PHI).