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.
Linguistics Minor Requirements
Requirements for the minor in Linguistics are met by taking seven linguistics courses (28 units) as specified below:
|A. Complete the following:|
|LSCI 3||Introduction to Linguistics|
|LSCI 10||Introduction to Phonology|
|LSCI 20||Introduction to Syntax|
|B. Four additional linguistics courses, three of which must be upper-division.|
Residence Requirement: At least three upper-division courses required for the minor must be completed successfully at UCI.