Minor in Linguistics

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In the minor in linguistics, you’ll study how language is structured and used. You’ll also take a deeper look at grammar and choose from a variety of electives that cover topics such as sociolinguistics, modern grammar, psycholinguistics and the history of the English language.

Why Study Linguistics at Eastern?

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Affordable Education

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Small Class Sizes

Most classes are limited to 15-25 students, which allows professors to devote time to individual students.

Excellent Job Opportunities

Our graduates have a great record of finding employment soon after graduation.

Careers in Linguistics

Earning a minor in linguistics from Eastern Washington University leads to many career opportunities:


English as a Second Language Teacher

Lexicographer

Proofreader

Speech Therapist

Translator

Curriculum & Requirements

Linguistics Minor

Note: 1–5 credits in Modern Languages and Literatures courses, as approved by the program advisor, may be applied toward meeting the requirements of the linguistic minor.

Required Courses
ANTR 303LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY5
or ENGL 360 LANGUAGE STRUCTURE AND USE
ENGL 459GRAMMAR FOR TEACHERS5
Electives10
Note: 1–5 credits in Modern Languages and Literatures courses, as approved by the program advisor, may be applied toward meeting the requirements of the linguistic minor.
SOCIOLINGUISTICS
MODERN GRAMMAR
SURVEY OF PSYCHOLINGUISTICS
HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Total Credits20

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Please contact Dr. McHenry about these requirements and course availability
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Tracey McHenry

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Patterson Hall 203Q