Academic Learning Compact - Linguistics
The Bachelor of Arts in linguistics provides you with the ability to analyze language structure and use on multiple levels and to apply knowledge, concepts and skills developed from previous research. The major emphasizes your ability to analyze patterns in language in terms of the sound system (phonetics and phonology) and word and sentence structure (morphology and syntax), to present and justify these analyses and to apply linguistic knowledge and analytical skills to the study of language use, learning, teaching, processing and change.
Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
- Achieve a minimum grade of C on the critical assignment from LIN 320, graded according to department rubric.
- Achieve a minimum grade of C on critical assignments from LIN 3460, graded according to department rubric.
- Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
- Identify, describe and explain the concepts related to phonetics and phonology (sounds and sound systems).
- Examine and expalin the concepts related to morphology and syntax (word and sentence structures).
- Analyze linguistic data by applying concepts and knowledge from phonetics and phonology.
- Analyze linguistic data by applying concepts and knowledge from morphology and syntax.
- Articulate research results clearly and effectively in an accepted style of presentation.
Table Key: I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed
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Exams and language project.