Linguistics School of Interdisciplinary Studies


Students in linguistics scientifically study languages of all kinds. Offering a flexible selection of courses, the program will help you develop the analytical and observational skills necessary to understand how language influences society and cultures around the world. Courses in linguistics cover the methods of analyzing language, roles of languages in societies, word formation processes, mechanisms of producing speech sounds, as well as broader skills such as systematic observation and description, and communicating clearly. The program also offers a minor in Linguistics to complement other areas of study.

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