The Certificate in Linguistics, offered by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, provides students with a foundation in the science of language while addressing such pressing issues as the similarities and differences between human and machine languages as well as diversity and bias related to language and dialect. This program engages students in a field that enhances analytical abilities and critical thinking in the context of a complex and changing world.
Campus Location: Main
Program Code: HP-LING-CERT
Rena Krakow, PhD, Associate Professor, Program Director
Weiss Hall, Room 267
Lisa Bedore, Chair
Weiss Hall, Room 110
Kara Black, MA, Academic Advisor
Weiss Hall, Room 251
The Certificate in Linguistics will be awarded to students who complete the two required 3-credit courses and two additional 3-credit courses from a choice of electives listed below. All courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
|Introduction to Linguistics
|Syntax of Natural and Machine Languages
|Select two of the following: 1
|Indigenous Languages: Introduction to Language Diversity, Discrimination, and Endangerment
|Language and the Brain
|The Linguistic Structure of Sign Language
|Topics in Linguistics
|Total Credit Hours
Another course may be substituted for one of the required electives, with permission of the Undergraduate Program Director.