Linguistics is the scientific study of this human language ability. It is concerned with describing languages and with understanding our knowledge of language as speakers and how we come to have that knowledge. It is connected to many other fields of study, including psychology, anthropology, sociology, biology, physics, mathematics, computer science, philosophy, and literature.
Students can meet the requirements for the minor by taking a total of seven linguistics courses (28 units) as specified below.
1. Linguistics 3, 10, and 20.
2. Four additional linguistics courses, three of which must be upper-division.
3. Residence Requirement: At least three upper-division courses required for the
minor must be completed successfully at UCI.
Those minoring in linguistics are strongly encourage to take as many foreign language classes as possible and to take advantage of university programs such as the Education Abroad Program through the Center for International Education.
Consult the Social Sciences Undergraduate Affairs Office about coursework to fit your specific academic needs and professional goals.
For further information please contact the Undergraduate Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A minor in Hearing and Speech Sciences will provide in-depth training for undergraduates interested in becoming scientists and/or clinicians in health-related fields. This minor will help stimulate students’ interest in hearing and speech as well as increase their opportunities to be admitted to postgraduate programs in audiology, speech-language pathology, biomedical engineering, psychology, neuroscience, medicine and other allied areas.
More information can be found at http://catalogue.uci.edu/schoolofsocialsciences/departmentofcognitivesciences/#minortext