Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Linguistics Minor - Program Requirements


609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030
Jeff Good
Robert Hoeing
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Completing the Linguistics Minor 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: Grammar and Lexicon
LIN 302 Structure of English: The Sound System
Two additional linguistics courses

UB Seminar courses cannot count towards minor requirements. 

Total Credit Hours Required

Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate 18

Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

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.

Published: August 16, 2018 09:19:38 AM