Academic Introduction to the Major (AIM)
Gateway Courses by Major/Minor
- Art History
- Asian Studies
- Biology, Zoology, Neuroscience and Integrated Biological Science
- Classical Civilization
- Computer Science
- Environmental Sciences
- European Studies
- Film and Television Studies
- German and Russian
- Global Studies
Gateway/Entry-Point Courses into Linguistics Major/Minor
Students should begin their study of Linguistics with LING 080, Introduction to Linguistics, which serves as the gateway course and prerequisite for many of the other linguistics classes.
LING 080 - Introduction to Linguistics
Introduction to biological, cognitive, and cultural bases of human communication through language, and to modern linguistic theory. Assignments provide opportunities for critical thinking and writing.
In addition to linguistics core courses and electives, students are required to choose among four concentration areas to complete their major: Psycholinguisitics; Sociolinguistics; Language Studies; Formal Linguistics.