Certificate in Linguistics
The Certificate in Linguistics provides students with a foundation in the science of language. From theoretical models of language to the study of language use and variation, this program engages students in a field that enhances analytical abilities and critical thinking while also providing practical skills in foreign language or American Sign Language. Students majoring in Speech, Language, & Hearing Science, foreign languages, Psychology, Anthropology, Computer Science, Education, and English are likely to find the Certificate especially valuable.
Students wishing to declare and pursue the Certificate in Linguistics should contact the undergraduate academic advisor for the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Maria Sarmiento (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Certificate in Linguistics will be awarded to students who complete the following requirements:
|CSCD 1108||Introduction to Linguistics||3|
|CSCD 2049||Language and the Brain||3|
|or CSCD 3231||Principles of Syntax|
|CSCD 4730||Topics in Communication Sciences and Disorders 1||3|
|Foreign Language or American Sign Language First-Semester Course 2||3-4|
|Foreign Language or American Sign Language Second-Semester Course 2||3-4|
|Foreign Language or American Sign Language Third-Semester Course 2||3|
|Total Credit Hours||24-26|
Other relevant coursework can fulfill this requirement with permission from the undergraduate program director.
Third-semester Foreign Language or American Sign Language must be completed along with the prerequisites of first- and second-level of the same language. Individual courses in this sequence can be waived by placement testing above the required level(s) and/or by prior classwork. For more information see the undergraduate academic advisor for the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders.