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Welcome to Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics/TESL at California State University, Northridge, is an interdisciplinary department in the College of Humanities. In addition to full-time, tenure-line faculty, the department’s teaching and advisory faculty include lecturing faculty as well as tenure-line faculty housed in related departments. Linguistics/TESL offers a major in Linguistics and minors in Linguistics and TESL at the undergraduate level. We also offer an M.A. in Linguistics, an M.A. in TESL, and a TESL/TEFL Certificate. For more information, see the brochure "Why Major in Linguistics (and what does a linguist do)?"

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  • Congratulations to the Class of 2019!
  • Our student, Jessica Edmond-Parizek, is featured on the Community Engagement blog. Congratulations!
  • Congratulation to our student, Jessica Edmond-Parizek, who had her proposal to present at CATESOL accepted.