Linguistics, Minor

The minor in Descriptive Linguistics provides students with a foundation in the core cognitive and social theories of human language. The minor is ideal for majors in Psychological Science, Computer Science, Communication, Education, English, World Languages, Anthropology, and the Social Sciences.

The minor in Descriptive Linguistics provides students with a foundation in the core cognitive and social theories of human language.  The minor is ideal for majors in Psychological Science, Computer Science, Communication, Education, English, World Languages, Anthropology, and the Social Sciences.

Requirements (18 Credits):

Total Credit Hours: 18

Elizabeth Austin
Associate Professor & Director of Composition
English
Stuart Barnett
Stuart Barnett
Emeritus Professor
English
Jotham Burrello
Jotham Burrello
Associate Professor
English
Natalie Catasus
Natalie Catasus
Assistant Professor of Latinx Literature
English
Carolyn Egan
Lecturer
English
Amanda Fields
Amanda Fields
Assistant Professor & Writing Center Director
English
Brian Folker
Brian Folker
Associate Professor
English
Jaclyn Geller
Jaclyn Geller
Associate Professor
English
Susan Gentry
Susan Gentry
Lecturer
English
Susan Gilmore
Susan Gilmore
Associate Professor
English
Heidi Hartwig
Heidi Hartwig
Associate Professor
English
John Heitner
Professor Emeritus
English
Dharshani Lakmali Jayasinghe
Dharshani Jayasinghe
Assistant Professor of Anglophone and World Literatures
English
Beverly Johnson
Beverly Johnson
Associate Professor
English
Emma Kenyon
Instructor
English
Eric Leonidas
Eric Leonidas
Associate Professor
English
Jeffrey Lombardo
adjunct professor
English
Melissa Mentzer
Melissa Mentzer
Associate Professor & Chair
English
Mary Anne Nunn
Professor Emeritus
English
Andrea Osburne
Professor Emeritus
English
Rae Schipke
Professor Emeritus
English
James Schlatter
Adjunct Professor
English
Sam Seamans
Sam Seamans
Instructor of English Studies
English
Deborah Spillman
Deborah Spillman
Associate Professor & Assistant Chair
English
Julien Strong
Julien Strong
Assistant Professor
English
Katherine Sugg
Professor Emeritus
English
Careen Szarmach
Careen Szarmach
Administrative Support Coordinator
English

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English
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