The Linguistics Program at the University of Montana
Welcome to Linguistics at the University of Montana! Our program aims to equip students with a strong foundation in core areas of linguistic analysis and to train students to think critically about a broad range of issues in language use, development, variation, and change. Faculty interests include Indigenous languages of North America, language development, phonology, semantics, syntax, and typology. We offer a range of courses in general theoretical and descriptive linguistics, as well as coursework leading to a Certificate fo Accomplishment in ESL Teaching. Undergraduates may earn a Minor in Linguistics; currently, there is no Major in Linguistics offered,. The Linguistics program at UM offers the only Linguistics MA in the state. Recent graduates have been admitted to some the most highly-ranked Linguistics PhD prgrams in North America.