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  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Linguistics, B.A.


Requirements for the liberal arts major in linguistics, B.A. program


To earn a liberal arts major in linguistics, students must complete the following program of study. Credit toward the major will only be allowed for courses completed with a grade of 2.0 or higher. A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 is required for courses included in the major.

1. A minimum of 32 credits including


b. Capstone course


  • LIN 4470 - The History of Linguistics (4) (fulfills the university general education requirement for the capstone experience and for a writing intensive course in the major or general education)

c. Eight credits of 3000-4000 level ALS or LIN courses


2. At least 8 additional credits from LIN or ALS courses


3. Foreign language


  • Either two years’ study of a single foreign language, including American Sign Language (through the ASL 2501 level or higher) or LIN 4409  and one year’s study of a single foreign language through the 1150 level or higher.

4. Only two ALS or LIN courses at the 1000 and 2000 level


  • Only two ALS or LIN courses at the 1000 and 2000 level will be accepted for credit toward the major.

 

 

Requirements for the modified major in linguistics with a minor in computer science, B.A. program


To earn the minor, students must complete:

1. A minimum of 24 credits in linguistics courses to include


2. A minimum of 20 credits in CSI courses as follows


Note


At least 12 of these credits must be taken at Oakland University. An average grade of at least 2.0 is required in courses counted toward this minor. See requirements for the minor in computing in the School of Engineering and Computer Science section of this catalog.

Note


Credits toward the modified major will only be allowed for courses completed with a grade point of 2.0 or higher. A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 is required for all ALS and LIN courses in the modified major.

 

Requirements for a modified major with a concentration in linguistics


Students may elect a modified major in anthropology, English, psychology, or sociology, with a concentration in linguistics.

An additional 4 credits in linguistics courses for the specific concentrations


Note


For requirements in the modified majors, students should consult the appropriate department.

Additional Information


In addition to these major requirements, students must complete the Oakland University General Education Requirements , the College of Arts and Sciences College Exploratory Requirement , and an appropriate number of free elective classes to meet the overall credit requirement for the degree (in most cases 124; some degrees may require a greater number).

As a general rule, no more than eight credits of course work used to satisfy one major, minor or concentration may be applied toward another, but exceptions to this rule may be allowed with the written approval of the program coordinators.