Requirements for the Minor
Linguistics Minor Course Requirements
Students selecting this option must complete a course in each of the following areas:
Linguistics Language Proficiency (0)
|In addition to completion of Language Proficiency (4th level proficiency) in a second language, students must complete the following minor requirements: (See the chart of Foreign Languages offered at KU for world languages with KU course offerings through the proficiency level.)|
|Language & Mind. Satisfied by: (3)||3|
|Language and Mind|
|Phonetics I. Satisfied by: (3)||3|
|Syntax. Satisfied by: (3)||3|
|Students choosing the general option must also complete: (9)||9|
or LING 107
|Introductory Linguistics, Honors|
|Introduction to Phonology|
One junior/senior (300+) LING elective course, chosen by the student in consultation with the linguistics advisor.
|Students choosing the second language acquisition option must also complete: (9)||9|
|Second Language Acquisition|
|On additional course (from the following advanced language list, or any other LING course numbered 300 or above)|
|Structure of Spanish|
|Studies in Hispanic Linguistics: _____|
|Russian Phonetics, Phonology, and Inflectional Morphology|
|The Grammatical Categories of Russian: Linguistic Units, Functions and Meanings|
|The Structure of Japanese|
|The Structure of Chinese|
|Language and Society in Africa|
Minor Hours & GPA
While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and grade point average minimum standards:
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.
Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours of junior/senior (300+) hours of KU resident credit in the minor.
Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.
Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in all departmental courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all departmental courses in the field of study including Fs and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.