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University Catalog 2013-2014 
University Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Comparative Linguistics Interdisciplinary Minor

This minor is comprised of courses from four departments: Anthropology, Communication Studies, English and Modern Languages. The array of courses offers intellectual stimulation and meets professional demands. Intellectually, the minor allows students to examine the theories, structures, and behaviors of multiple languages. Professionally, for students interested in teaching, the minor provides valuable expertise in language skills; for those interested in writing career, the minor provides opportunities to analyze and create discourse.

Requirements for the Minor (32 units)

Two (2) courses are required (8 units)

These courses provide a grammatical framework to compare English language constituents with the language and/or behavior constituents addressed in other courses.

Three (3) courses are to be selected from the following. (12 units)

These courses address the theoretical or technical aspects of a particular language or language behavior.


With the major department’s approval, courses that satisfy requirements in this minor may also be used to satisfy major or general education requirements.