Brigham Young University Homepage

Undergraduate Catalog

2013 - 2014

BA in Linguistics
(51 hours*)


Program Requirements    |    View MAP   |    View Program Outcomes

  1. Complete the following prerequisite course:
  2. Complete the following core courses:
  3. Complete two courses from the following:
  4. Complete one course from the following:
  5. Complete 15 credit hours (to a 200-level or higher) of university-level course work (or the equivalent) in a single foreign language (American Sign Language also qualifies). Students intending to pursue graduate studies in linguistics are strongly encouraged to study a non-Indo-European language. Non-native speakers of English may elect to use English to fill this requirement. They may choose to earn the credit by special examination or by taking classes (ESL 301, 302, 303, 304, and 305).
  6. Complete three courses from the following electives:

    Note 1: Courses taken in requirements 3 and 4 cannot double count for requirement 6.

    Note 2: Subject to approval by the Linguistics Area Coordinator, students may take up to two courses taught outside of the department to satisfy elective requirements.

  7. Complete the following capstone course:

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



Show all Linguistics (Ling) Courses