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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, B.A., Concentration in Linguistics


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

As a general rule, no more than eight credits of coursework 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.

Schedule of Classes


Specific offerings for each semester may be found in the Schedule of Classes.

General Education Requirements


In order to graduate on-schedule without taking additional courses, it is highly recommended that students meet with an Undergraduate Academic Adviser concerning the selection of all of their general education courses.

Each candidate for an Oakland University baccalaureate will need to satisfactorily complete approved courses in each of the following areas: Foundation, Exploration, Integration, Writing, U.S. Diversity and Capstone. For details, refer to the General Education Requirements section of the catalog.

Requirements for a modified major in sociology with a linguistics concentration, B.A. program


To earn a modified major in sociology with a concentration in linguistics, students must complete a minimum of 20 credits in sociology, including SOC 1000 , SOC 2010 , SOC 2020 , and a minimum of 20 credits in linguistics including LIN 2201 , LIN 4303 , LIN 4304 , either LIN 4403  or LIN 4404 , and LIN 4312  or ALS 4376 .

To earn a modified major in anthropology with a concentration in linguistics, students must complete AN 1511  and AN 1111 , plus a minimum of 12 additional credits in anthropology and 20 credits in linguistics, including: LIN 2201 , LIN 4303 , LIN 4304 , either LIN 4403  or LIN 4404 , and ALS 4376 .

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