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Note that the UGA Bulletin is the official source for all degree requirements. In case of any discrepancies between the information here and the Bulletin, the Bulletin takes precedence.

The Minor in Linguistics requires a total of 5 courses (15 hours) at the 3000/4000-level. LING 2100 (or LING 2100H, LING 2100E) is the prerequisite for all upper-division LING courses.

Required courses (to be taken as soon as possible after completion of LING 2100(H/E) and declaration of minor):

  1. LING3060 Phonetics and Phonology
  2. LING3150 or 3150W Generative Syntax

Area I (3 hours)

Choose 1 course from the following list:

  • LING(CMSD) 3120 Language Development or LING 4175/6175 Second Language Acquisition or LLED 5730/7730 L1 and L2 Acquisition and Development
  • LING 3160 or LING 3160W Advanced Generative Syntax
  • LING 3250 Morphology
  • LING 3350 Language, Mind, and Brain
  • LING 3830 Languages of the World
  • LING 4022/6022 Advanced Phonetics and Phonology
  • LING 4105/6105 Psycholinguistics
  • LING 4160/6160 Semantics
  • LING 4400/6400 Quantitative Methods
  • LING 4530/6530 A Finite-State Introduction to Computational Linguistics or LING 4570/6570 Natural Language Processing
  • LING 4720/6720 Language Typology and Linguistic Universals

Area II

Choose 1 course from the following list:

  • LING 3850 Language, Politics, and Identity
  • LING 4015/6015 Language, Race, and Ethnicity in the US
  • LING(ENGL) 4080 Language Variation and the Linguistics of Speech
  • LING (CLAS) 4211/6211 Intro to Indo-European Studies
  • LING(ENGL) 4886 Text and Corpus Analysis
  • LING 4690/6690 Historical Linguistics
  • LING 4710/6710 Languages in Contact
  • LING(CMLT) 4740/6740 Discourse Analysis
  • LING 4770/6770 Historical Sociolinguistics
  • LING 4860/6860 Sociolinguistics
  • LING(CMLT) 4870/6870 Language, Gender, and Sexuality
  • LING 4880/6880 Introduction to Language Documentation and Field Methods

Elective (3 hours)

Choose any 1 additional LING course at the 3000/4000-level.

Courses that are used to satisfy minor requirements may not be used simultaneously to satisfy the Core Curriculum requirements for Areas I-V.

As a note: Remember that taking just 3 more LING courses would allow you to complete the requirements for the Linguistics major. If you have the time, consider majoring instead of minoring.

Updated: 1/11/23

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