2017-18
Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Linguistics BA - Language, Society, and Communication Concentration - Program Requirements

Linguistics

609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030
716-645-2177
716-645-3825
www.linguistics.buffalo.edu
Jean-Pierre Koenig
Chair
Jeff Good
Director of Undergraduate Studies
(HEGIS: 15.05 LINGUISTICS, CIP: 16.0102 Linguistics)

Completing the Linguistics BA - Language, Society, and Communication Concentration Program

Academic Requirements

Minimum GPA of 2.0 overall.
Minimum GPA of 2.5 in the prerequisite courses.

Transfer Credit Policy

Due to the fact that relatively few students arrive at UB having taken a significant number of linguistics courses, the Department of Linguistics does not have specific transfer credit policies. The possibility of transfer credits can be discussed on a case-by-case basis with the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Prerequisite Courses

LIN 205 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis
LIN 207 Language, Society, and the Individual

Required Courses

LIN 301 Structure of English: The Sound System
LIN 302 Structure of English: Grammar and Lexicon
Four additional LIN courses with sociolinguistics, communication, or cultural content
Four LIN electives (may apply one course with approved linguistic content from another department)

UB Seminar courses cannot count towards major requirements. 

Total Credit Hours Required

Credits Required for Major  36
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum   40
Additional Credits Required for Electives  44
Total Credits Required for Degree 120


Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Curricular Plan / Degree Map

View the Linguistics BA - Language, Society, and Communication Concentration Curricular Plan (PDF) which is a recommended sequence of courses to help achieve this degree in four years.

Linguistics

609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030
716-645-2177
716-645-3825
www.linguistics.buffalo.edu
Jean-Pierre Koenig
Chair
Jeff Good
Director of Undergraduate Studies
(HEGIS: 15.05 LINGUISTICS, CIP: 16.0102 Linguistics)
Published: November 17, 2017 09:58:54 AM