Linguistics (Combined B.A./M.A.T.)

Linguistics Major (B.A.) - Undergraduate (Combined B.A./M.A.T. with Teacher Certification in English as a Second Language (Preschool-Grade 12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities) - 2011 University Catalog

The Dual Degree Dual Certification program is a 5-year program that leads to teacher certification in English as a Second Language (grades P-12), teacher certification in Teacher of Students with Disabilities, a baccalaureate degree and a master’s degree. Interested students must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program as an undergraduate. Students must successfully complete the undergraduate portion of the program in order to be admitted to the Graduate School and complete the one-year master’s portion of the program.

Please visit the Teacher Education Program website for the required undergraduate professional sequence of courses, overall course outline, and other important Program requirements, guidelines, and procedures. Students also are strongly advised to review the Teacher Education Program Handbook.

A minimum of 120 semester hours of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 semester hours may be required depending upon the major field of study. In addition to the major requirement outlined below, all university students must fulfill the set of General Education requirements applicable to their degree (for further information, see General Education Requirements).


Complete 36 semester hours including the following 2 requirement(s):


    Complete the following 2 requirement(s):

    1. Complete the following 7 courses:

      LNGN 210 Introduction to General Linguistics 3
      LNGN 220 Structure of American English 3
      LNGN 230 Language in Society 3
      LNGN 245 Language and Culture 3
      LNGN 300 Syntax 3
      LNGN 331 Phonetics 3
      LNGN 332 Phonology 3
    2. Complete 1 course from the following:

      LNGN 301 Semantics 3
      LNGN 302 Pragmatics 3

    Complete 4 courses from the following:

    1. (LNGN 450, 478, and 479 may also be used with written department approval)

      LNGN 110 Language of Food 3
      LNGN 250 Language of Propaganda 3
      LNGN 260 Dialectology 3
      LNGN 280 Bilingualism 3
      LNGN 284 History of the English Language 3
      LNGN 325 Principles of Second Language Learning 3
      LNGN 384 The Grammars of English 3
      LNGN 420 Language and the Mind 3
      LNGN 480 Linguistics in Education and Society 3
      PSYC 348 Psycholinguistics 3
    2. From the following, the course not used in Major Requirements Group B, may be used as an elective:.

      LNGN 301 Semantics 3
      LNGN 302 Pragmatics 3