Faculty are drawn from several departments for an interdisciplinary, integrated program of study. Participants analyze language in all its aspects.
Linguistics students find they have a background for careers requiring both written and spoken communication skills. Potential careers: linguist, translator, interpreter, advertising specialist, writer, intelligence specialist, speech/language pathologist, speech writer, materials developer, editor, and ESL teacher. This minor also provides a background for students wanting to do graduate work in linguistics, modern languages, or a social science.