Requirements for a Certificate in Linguistics
A. LIN 201/ENG 213 Introduction to Language and Linguistics
B. 4 additional courses
C. Senior independent work
A. LIN 201 is an introduction to the linguistic theory that forms the basis for most of the other courses offered by the Program in Linguistics. It is also a prerequisite for most advanced courses in Linguistics.
B. Any LIN course, 200-level or above, counts for this category. Cognate courses
include those listed below. The Program Director may approve additional courses on an individual basis.
Classics 208 Origins and Nature of English Vocabulary
Classics 210/LIN 210 Introduction to Historical and Comparative Linguistics
East Asian Studies
444 Introduction to Chinese Linguistics
446 History of the Chinese Language
447 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics
Philosophy 317 Philosophy of Language
Psychology 309 Psychology of Language
Graduate courses may be counted as related courses with the approval of the Director.
C. Ideally some aspect of linguistics will be incorporated into the senior thesis. Other arrangements can be made if this is not practical.