Sep 16, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Linguistics Minor


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Program: Minor
Department of English and Linguistics  
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 145 ~ 260-481-6841


Linguistics is the study of the characteristics of language. Accordingly, linguistics courses are valuable preparation for the study of such subjects as anthropology, communication, education, English, international languages, psychology, sociology, and speech and audiology. 


Declaring this Minor:

  • Declare this minor within the Department of English and Linguistics  or through your major department
  • This program is available to all Purdue University Fort Wayne students except those pursuing the language concentration with a major in English.

Program Requirements:

  • The catalog term for the minor will match that of your major degree program
  • At least 6 credits must be earned as resident credit at the 200+ level or above
  • You must earn a grade of C- or higher for all courses required in the minor
  • A minor is not awarded if requirements are not completed by the time your major degree is certified for graduation

To earn the minor in Linguistics, you must fulfill the following requirements in addition to those noted above:

Core Requirements


Group 1: Credits 3


Choose one course from the following list:

Group 2: Credits 3


Choose one course from the following list:

Group 3: Credits 3


Choose one course in the structure or linguistics of an international language approved by the department

OR

Choose one course from the following list:

Group 4: Credits 3


Choose one course above the 2000+ level in linguistics or a related discipline approved by the department

OR

Choose one course from the following list:

Additional Course: Credits 3


Choose one additional LING course numbered 3000+ or above except LING 30300

Total Credits: 15


Student Responsibility


You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies and procedures governing your academic career.  All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.

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