Take your study of language further by examining it from a scientific and cultural perspective. This degree concentration complements a wide variety of disciplines and careers.
In addition to learning a language, linguistics students study the structure and evolution of language, as well as how language and society shape each other. By mastering skills in critical thinking, collaboration and communication, linguistics majors go on to careers in research, law, teaching, publishing, international relations and technology.
Pursue the study of languages and cultural understanding, and be prepared to work in the global economy.
Conduct research with faculty members, with the option of writing a thesis to gain experience in data analysis.
Gain broad exposure to language and its subspecializations, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics and second-language acquisition.
Form close mentoring relationships with faculty members, and choose courses that are tailored to your individual interests.
What You’ll Study
In addition to advanced study in one foreign language, take courses about the evolution of languages, the relationship between society and language, second language acquisition and teaching, psycholinguistics, semantics and more. Develop analytical skills and a creative, critical approach to data, language models and theories.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Understanding and sharing the feelings of others, and demonstrating compassion and support
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Developing the skills to communicate effectively and work collaboratively across cultures
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports
Using your degree
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