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Linguistics BA - Language and Cognition Concentration - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 15.05 LINGUISTICS, CIP: 16.0102 Linguistics)

Completing the Linguistics BA - Language and Cognition Concentration Program

Academic Requirements

Minimum GPA of 2.000 overall.
Minimum GPA of 2.500 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
Two of the following:

Two of the following:

Three LIN electives or approved courses with linguistic content:

  • CHI 410 Introduction to Chinese Linguistics
  • JPN 411 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics
  • JPN 421 Japanese Language and Culture
  • KOR 411 Introduction to Korean Linguistics
  • KOR 421 Korean Language and Culture

One course from the following list:

  • APY 320 Seminar in Cognitive Anthropology
  • APY 344 Animal Communication
  • CDS 301 Language Development in Children
  • LAI 205 Introduction to Child Development
  • PHI 215 Symbolic Logic
  • PSY 336 Developmental Psychology
  • PSY 341 Cognitive Psychology
  • PSY 343 Sensory Processes and Perception
  • SPA 382 Introduction to Second Language Acquisition Theory

UB Seminar courses cannot count towards major requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Linguistics BA - Language and Cognition Concentration degree
Credits Required for Major36
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum 44
Additional Credits Required for Electives 40
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.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:05:56