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The Linguistics Minor
For Students in the College of Arts and Sciences
In order to declare a Linguistics minor, you must have at least sophomore standing (45 credits completed) and a declared major. There are no other admissions requirements to the Linguistics minor, although it is strongly recommended that you have taken or be enrolled in an introductory class in linguistics.
A Linguistics minor may be of particular interest to students majoring in a foreign language, as well as majors in such fields as speech and hearing sciences, English, communication, psychology, computer science, and anthropology.
Requirements for the Linguistics minor:
It is highly recommended that two of the three courses be Introduction to Linguistic Phonetics (LING 450) and Syntax I (LING 461).
For Students in the College of Education
A secondary minor in Linguistics has also been approved by the College of Education for a Washington State teaching endorsement in a foreign language. A secondary minor is one open to both secondary and elementary level candidates. In addition to fulfilling the requirements for Arts and Sciences minors in Linguistics, you must also complete:
For more information, inquire at the College of Education:
Teacher Education Program
211 Miller Hall
or at the department which offers the language. The Linguistics undergraduate adviser can sign student applications for the Teacher Education program (under the minor department).
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