Minor Concentration Linguistics (18 credits)

Offered by: Linguistics     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

This program may be expanded to the Major Concentration Linguistics.

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • LING 201 Introduction to Linguistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Linguistics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Linguistics : General introduction to linguistics, the scientific study of human language. Covers the core theoretical subfields of linguistics: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Also provides background on other subfields including sociolinguistics, pragmatics, historical linguistics, linguistic variation, and language acquisition.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Francisco Torreira-Martinez, Junko Shimoyama (Fall) Francisco Torreira-Martinez (Winter)

    • Fall and Winter

    • No prerequisite.

  • LING 330 Phonetics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Linguistics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Linguistics : Transcription, identification, and production of speech sounds. Introduction to the acoustic properties of speech sounds, acoustic analysis of speech, and auditory phonetics.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Meghan Clayards (Fall) Francisco Torreira-Martinez (Winter)

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite: LlNG 201

  • LING 371 Syntax 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Linguistics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Linguistics : Introduction to the study of generative syntax of natural languages, emphasizing basic concepts and formalism: phrase structure rules, transformations, and conditions on rules.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: Junko Shimoyama (Fall) Junko Shimoyama (Winter)

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

9 credits in Linguistics chosen according to the student's interests. At least 3 of these credits must be at the 400/500 level. Only 3 credits at the 200 level may count towards complementary credits.

Students who take LING 360 as one of their complementary courses may also count PHIL 210 (Intro to Deductive Logic 1) as a complementary course, but must still have 3 credits at the 400/500 level.

Faculty of Arts—2019-2020 (last updated Mar. 18, 2019) (disclaimer)