FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & EDUCATION HANDBOOK 2010–2011
REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR IN LINGUISTICS
FOUN1301 Law, Governance, Economy and Society in
the Caribbean 7-10. Plus four (4) Level II/III electives from any Faculty
In order to major in Linguistics, you must complete at least twelve (12) three-credit courses in Linguistics, for a total of thirty-six (36 credits), distributed as follows:
Major Requirements The following three (3) courses which form the general prerequisites to Level II and Level III courses.
LING1001 Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology
LING1002 Introduction to Morphology and Syntax
LING1005 Introduction to Language
FOUN1001 English for Academic Purposes
Either FOUN1002 Language: Argument OR FOUN1003 Rhetoric I: The Writing Process
One (1) Level I elective from within the Faculty, but outside of this Major
One (1) Beginners’ Foreign Language course* OR Level I elective from within the Faculty, but outside of this Major
8-10. Three (3) Level I electives from any Faculty
*See foreign lAnguAge requirement on p. 28 for more details.
Major Requirements A minimum of five (5) courses (of which at least three must be at Level III) are required to complete the 36 credits, which must include:
LING3201 Caribbean Dialectology LING3202 Creole Linguistics
Three (3) Level II/III Linguistics courses
HUMN3099 Caribbean Studies Project (6 credits) Three (3) Level II/III electives from any Faculty
NB: Students who have successfully completed LING1401 and LING1402 prior to 2008-2009 are not required to take LING1001, LING1002 or LING1005.
Major Requirements A minimum of four (4) courses which must include:
LING2099 Research Methods in Linguistics
FOUN1210 Science, Medicine and Technology in Society