Linguistics is the science of language. Students who receive a Certificate of Achievement in Linguistics have demonstrated that they are familiar with and can apply linguistic principles in the analysis of syntax, phonology, historical linguistics, discourse analysis, and sociolinguistics.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Apply linguistic principles to the analysis of written and spoken language.
- Analyze and interpret human thought, achievement, and expression relevant to such branches of knowledge as philosophy, literature, and/or the fine and performing arts, and to communicate the results.
- Critically examine and comprehend human nature and behavior, social traditions, and institutions.
- Analyze how physical, social, emotional, and/or intellectual factors contribute to wellness and healthful living.
- Examine interactions and interconnections across cultures.
Certificate of Achievement Requirements
|LING 10||Foundations of Language||3|
|LING 15||Introduction to Linguistics||3|
|LING 25||Introduction to Language and Gender||3|
|LING 45||Introduction to Language and Society||3|
|Select 6 units from the following:||6|
|Introduction to the History of the English Language|
|Introduction to Nonverbal Communication|
|Introduction to the Psychology of Language|
|Introduction to Discourse Analysis|
|Introduction to Dialects from Here and There|
Please refer to the graduation requirements section of the Catalog for information about degree and certificate requirements including Reading and Writing, Mathematics, Information Competency, and General Education requirements.