Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the B.A. in Linguistics will:
- Express what linguists mean by "knowing a human language" by demonstrating knowledge of such core fields as phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics.
- Verbalize what is involved in the acquisition and development of language and discuss its biological and social foundations.
- Describe key concepts from such fields as pragmatics, and discourse analysis and relate them to language data.
- Verbalize how sociocultural diversity manifests itself in language using methods and concepts from the field of sociolinguistics.
- Read, evaluate, and write effectively about linguistic topics.
- Define the connections between linguistic study and its practical applications.