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Linguistics Minor

Languages and Literatures


wɛlkəm The Linguistics minor trains students in the principles of grammatical analysis. It serves as an excellent complement to majors in English, Government and Politics, Philosophy, Theology, and modern languages. Students in the minor must complete 18 credits of the following courses, chosen in consultation with an advisor.


LIN 1010 Introduction to Linguistics
LIN 1020 Survey of Linguistics


LAC 1000 Language and Culture
LIN/ANT/SPE 1155 Language and Intercultural Communication
LIN/CLS 1320 Roots of English Vocabulary
LIN 1510 Language and the Law
LIN/SPE1710 Phonetics
LIN/SPE 1720 Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech System
LIN/SPE 1730 Language Acquisition
LIN 1810 Phonology
LIN 2020 Psycholinguistics
LIN/CLS 2150 Introduction to Romance Linguistics
LIN/PHI 3400 Introduction to Logic
LIN/PHI 3420 Informal Logic
LIN/PHI 3910 Philosophy of Language

Only academic programs approved by NYSED are eligible for federal and state aid: NYS Inventory of Registered Programs  Minors are not recognized by NYSED therefore associated courses are only eligible for federal or state aid consideration when required by a major or when also used to satisfy a core or general elective requirement.