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UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA'S - LINGUISTICS PROGRAM

Options in Linguistics

To earn an Option in Linguistics with an Anthropology major, students must complete 12 credits beyond their major degree requirements, as follows:

Students must take the following 2 courses:

LING 470

Introduction to Linguistics

(3 credits)

LING 473

Language and Culture

(3 credits)

Students must take 2 of the following courses listed below:

LING 375

Endangered Languages

(3 credits)

LING 471

Phoenetics and Phonology

(3 credits)

LING 472

Generative Syntax

(3 credits)

LING 474

Historical Linguistics

(3 credits)

LING 475

Linguistic Field Methods

(3 credits)

LING 477

Bilingualism

(3 credits)

LING 478

Second Language Development

(3 credits)

LING 484

North American Indigenous Languages and Linguistics

(3 credits)

LING 489

Morphology

(3 credits)


*See the Anthropology website for additional requirements.

The English Department offers a Linguistics Option with 2 Advising Tracks: General Linguistics (27 credits) and Teaching ESL (28 credits).

General Linguistics Advising Track (27 credits)

Students must take the following 7 courses:

LING 466

Pedagogical Grammar

(3 credits)

LING 470

Introduction to Linguistics

(3 credits)

LING 471

Phonetics and Phonology

(3 credits)

LING 472

Generative Syntax

(3 credits)

LING 473

Language and Culture

(3 credits)

LING 474

Historical Linguistics

(3 credits)

LING 489

Morphology

(3 credits)

Students must take 2 of the 3 courses listed below:

LING 475

Linguistic Field Methods

(3 credits)

LING 477

Bilingualism 

(3 credits)

LING 478

Second Language Development 

(3 credits)

* See the English website for additional requirements.


Teaching ESL Advising Track (28 credits)

Students must take the following 8 courses (22 cr.):

LING 465

History & Structure of English 

(3 credits)

LING 466

Pedagogical Grammar

(3 credits)

LING 470

Introduction to Linguistics

(3 credits)

LING 471

Phonetics and Phonology 

(3 credits)

LING 472

Generative Syntax 

(3 credits)

LING 480

Teaching EFL

(3 credits)

LING 481

The ESL Professional

(3 credits)

LING 491

ESL Practicum

(1 credit)

Students must take 1 of the 3 courses listed below (3 cr.):

LING 473

Language and Culture

(3 credits)

LING 475

Linguistic Field Methods

(3 credits)

LING 476

Child Language Acquisition

(3 credits)

Students must take 1 of the 3 courses listed below (3 cr.):

LING 477

Bilingualism 

(3 credits)

LING 478

Second Language Development 

(3 credits)

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages offers a French major with a Linguistics Option. To earn an Option in Linguistics with a French major,  students must complete 18 credits of Linguistics courses as follows*:

Students must take 1 of the following 2 courses (3 cr.):

LING 270S

Introduction to Linguistics

(3 credits)

LING 470

Linguistic Analysis

(3 credits)

Students must the following 2 courses (6 cr.):

LING 471

Phonetics and Phonology 

(3 credits)

LING 473

Language and Culture

(3 credits)

Students must take 3 additional Linguistics courses  (9 cr.)

* See the MCLL website for additional requirements.

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