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Department of English & Literature

Linguistics Minor

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Department of English & Literature

Linguistics Minor


  • Minor
  • Undergraduate

18 credits

required for minor

18 credits

18 credits

required for minor

The linguistics minor provides an opportunity to attend a summer at SIL, the sister organization of Wycliffe Bible Translators, taking courses in morphology and phonetics.

Some classes in this minor include:
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Research
  • Linguistics Research Methods
  • Contemporary World Literature
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Structure of English Grammar
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Language, School and Society
  • Theory of Second Language Acquisition
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As a Bible translator, I appreciated not only the ease at which I was able to combine biblical, Greek, intercultural studies, and linguistics classes, but also the close working relationship UNW has with SIL-UND, which made for a smooth, jump-started transition into my career with Wycliffe Bible Translators.
Catherine

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