The Linguistics Department offers a major in Linguistics, a minor in Linguistics, a Senior Honor’s Thesis, and a five-year Accelerated Bachelor/Master’s program. It also participates in the Interdisciplinary Minor in Cognitive Science, allowing students to combine the study of language with the broader study of the human mind. Courses in Linguistics also satisfy the social science general education requirement.
Study linguistics and expand your world
Graduates of our department bring a scientific lens to everyday interactions, applying the skills they’ve learned in a range of industries.Learn about majoring in linguistics
Conduct language research
The linguistics department works to create various opportunities for undergraduate research, either by assisting faculty or conducting independent projects.View our undergraduate research opportunities