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Linguistics Major Four-Year Plan 2016-17

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Suggested Four-Year Plan for a Major in Linguistics

Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BEGE-1720 Spiritual Formation 3
COM-1100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
ENG-1400 Composition 3
FREN/GER/SPAN-2XXX Foreign Language Requirement 3
GBIO-1000 Principles of Biology 3.5
HUM-1400 Introduction to the Humanities 3
LING-2070 Introduction to Linguistics 3
LIT-2XXX Literature Elective 3
PEF-1990 Physical Activity and the Christian Life 2
Quantitative Elective 3
Total 32.5
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-2730 Old Testament Literature 3
BTGE-2740 New Testament Literature 3
LING-3080 Linguistics for Language Learning 3
LING-3090 Sociolinguistics 3
Physical Science Elective 3.5
Concentration Electives 9
Electives 6
Total 30.5
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-3755 Theology I 3
ENG-3060 The English Language 3
GSS-1100 Politics and American Culture 3
LING-3082 Phonetics 3
LING-3100 Principles of Language Acquisition 3
Concentration Electives 5
History Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3
Electives 7
Total 33
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
BTGE-3765 Theology II 3
LING-4100 Advanced Linguistics/Field Methods 3
Electives 26
Total 32

Electives for a Major in Linguistics

Course Number Course Name Course Hours
Minimum of 14 credit hours selected from the following:
BTBL-2510 Elementary Greek I 4
BTBL-2520 Elementary Greek II 4
BTBL-3510 Intermediate Greek I 3
BTBL-3520 Intermediate Greek II 3
BTPA-2200 Introduction to Philosophy 3
BTPA-2240 Logic 3
BTPA-3250 Philosophy of Religion 3
BTPA-2260 World Religions 3
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
Minimum of 14 credit hours selected from the following:
CS-1210 C++ Programming 2
CS-1220 Object-Oriented Design Using C++ 3
CS-2210 Data Structures Using Java 3
CS-3410 Algorithms 3
GMTH-1030 Precalculus (prerequisite for MATH-1710) 3
MATH-1710 Calculus I (prerequisite for MATH-2510) 5
MATH-2510 Discrete Math for Computer Science 3
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
Minimum of 14 credit hours selected from the following:
ANTH-1800 Cultural Anthropology 3
COM-2050 Communication Theory 3
COM-2140 Intercultural Communication 3
COM-2300 Voices of Diversity 3
COM-3150 Gender, Politics, and Communication 3
HLMU-3400 Global Music 2
SOC-2250 Popular Culture and Politics 3
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
Minimum of 14 credit hours selected from the following:
EDSP-2400 Language Development and Communication Disorders 2
EDUC-1000 The Education Profession 2
EDUC-2500 Education Psychology 3
PYCH-1600 General Psychology 3
PYCH-1800 Cross-cultural Psychology 3
PYCH-2610 Statistics 3
PYCH-3650 Learning and Memory 3
PYCH-3760 Cognitive Neuroscience 3
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
Minimum of 14 credit hours selected from the following:
ENG-2070 Fundamentals of English Grammar 3
ENG-2220 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENG-2230 Advanced Composition 3
ENG-3010 Style and Mechanics for Writers 3
ENG-3070 Advanced Grammar for Adolescent Teachers 3
ENG-3550 Writing Center Theory and Practice 2
HON-4155 Image and Word in a Visual Culture 3
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
ITM-1500 Information Technology for Business 2
ITM-1900 Fundamentals of IT Management 3
ITM-2100 Database Management 3
ITM-2300 Introduction to Programming 3
ITM-3400 Data Communication and Networking 3
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
GMTH-1020 College Algebra 3
GMTH-1030 Precalculus 3
MATH-1710 Calculus I 5
MATH-1720 Calculus II 5
MATH-2510 Discrete Math for Computer Science 3
MATH-2800 LaTeX for Technical Documents 1
MATH-3110 Probability and Statistics I 3
MATH-4110 Probability and Statistics II 3
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
8 credit hours of a second modern language at the elementary level other than the one taken for the linguistics core requirement.
6 credit hours of one modern language at the 3000/4000 level. May be the same language used to meet the linguistics core requirement.
Course Number Course Name Course Hours
COM-2140 Intercultural Communication 3
ENG-3070 Advanced Grammar for AYA 3
LING-3500 Methods of Teaching Foreign Communication 2
LING-3710 TESOL Practicum 2
One of the following options:
One semester (4 credit hours) of elementary level modern language other than required of the linguistics major.
4-6 additional hours of one modern language at the 3000/4000 level. May be the same language used to meet the modern language requirement.
4-6 credit hours selected from the following courses:
ENG-2070 Fundamentals of English Grammar 3
ENG-2230 Advanced Composition 3
ENG-3010 Style and Mechanics for Writers 3
ENG-3550 Writing Center Theory and Practice 2

* Students select one concentration according to interests (minimum of 14 credit hours). Students need to complete any prerequisites listed for the courses included in this list but that are not listed for the linguistics major. Also, a minimum of 21 credit hours for the major must be from 3000/4000-level courses.