Linguistics and English, BA

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

BA Language Requirements

All BA students are required to complete the BA language requirements.

Linguistics Requirements

Introductory Linguistics
LING 1150Introduction to Language and Linguistics4
Intermediate/Advanced Linguistics
LING 2350Linguistic Analysis4
LING 3412Language and Culture4
LING 3422Phonetics and Phonology4
LING 3450Syntax4
Linguistics Electives
Complete three of the following:12
ASL Linguistics
African-American English
African Languages
Applied Linguistics
Romance Linguistics
Structure of Spanish
Structure of French
Structure of French
Linguistics in Education
Issues in Linguistics
Language and Gender
Topics in Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Seminar in Linguistics
Symbolic Logic
Philosophy of Language
Psychology of Language
Language and the Brain
Psychology of Reading
Cognitive Development
Laboratory in Psycholinguistics
Laboratory in Cognition
Seminar in Psycholinguistics
Seminar in Cognition
Seminar in Cognitive Neuroscience

English Requirements

Literature Backgrounds
ENGL 1700Global Literature to 15004
Literature Survey Courses
Complete three of the following:12
Black Poetry and the Spoken Word
Trouble in Utopia
Animals, Objects, Humans
Reading and Writing in the Digital Age
British Literature to 1800
British Literature 1800 to Present
American Literature to 1865
American Literature 1865 to Present
Global Literature 1500 to Present
The Modern Short Story
The Modern Novel
Modern Poetry
Contemporary Poetry
Contemporary Fiction
Postcolonial Literature
Multiethnic Literatures of the U.S.
Asian-American Literature
U.S. Latino/a Literature
Native American Literature
Horror Fiction
Science Fiction
What Is Nature? (Abroad)
The Literature of Science
Film and Text Abroad
Film and Text
Children’s Literature
The African-American Novel
Topics in Postcolonial Literature
Topics in Comparative Textual Studies
Shakespeare Course
Complete one of the following:4
Introduction to Shakespeare
Shakespeare’s Comedies
Shakespeare’s Tragedies
Literature before 1800
Complete one of the following:4
Introduction to Shakespeare
The Bible
Medieval British Literature
Shakespeare’s Comedies
Shakespeare’s Tragedies
Sixteenth-Century British Literature
Seventeenth-Century British Literature
Eighteenth-Century British Literature
Revolution and Revolt in Early American Literature
Early African-American Literature
Bedrooms and Battlefields: Hebrew Bible and the Origins of Sex, Gender, and Ethnicity
Bedrooms and Battlefields: Hebrew Bible and the Origins of Sex, Gender, and Ethnicity
Topics in 17th- and 18th-Century Literatures
Literature after 1800
Complete one of the following:4
Modern Film and Global Culture
Romantic Poetry
Victorian Literature
Nineteenth-Century British Fiction
The American Renaissance
American Realism
Contemporary Israeli Literature and Art Abroad
Emerson and Thoreau
Nineteenth-Century Major Figure
Topics in 19th-Century Literatures
Twentieth-Century British Literature
Major Twentieth-Century British Novelists
Modern American Literature
Modern African-American Literature
Contemporary American Literature
The Modern Bestseller
Irish Literary Culture Abroad
From Kafka to Kushner: Modern and Contemporary Jewish Literature
Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Major Figure
Topics in 20th- and 21st-Century Literatures

Linguistics/English Combined-Major Requirements

Experiential Learning
Complete one of the following options, or complete a study abroad:4-8
Junior/Senior Honors Project
Junior/Senior Honors Project 1
and Junior/Senior Honors Project 2
Directed Study
Experiential Education Directed Study
Integrative Course
LING 3454History of English4

Junior/Senior Seminar

ENGL 4710Capstone Seminar4
or ENGL 4720 Capstone Project
or LING 4654 Seminar in Linguistics

Linguistics and English Combined-Major Credit Requirement

Complete 68 semester hours in the major.

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Summer 2/Fall

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
LING 11504Foreign language core course4Vacation0Vacation0
Elective4LING 23504  
ENGW 11114Literary survey - CINE/ENGL combined4  
MATH 12154Elective4  
 16 16 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Foreign language core course4Elective4Vacation0Co-op0
LING 34544LING 34504  
ENGL 17004Shakespeare elective4  
Elective4LING undergraduate elective4  
 EESC 20001  
 16 17 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0Literary survey - CINE/ENGL combined4Elective4Co-op0
 LING 34224Elective4 
 ENGW 33154  
 Literature before 1800 Elective4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0Literary survey - CINE/ENGL combined4Elective4Co-op0
 Literature after 1800 Elective4Elective4 
 LING undergraduate elective4  
 LING 34124  
 0 16 8 0
Year 5
Co-op0Linguistics elective4  
 LING 46544  
 Foreign language core course4  
 LING 49964  
 0 16  
Total Hours: 129