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Welcome to Linguistics

Welcome to the homepage of the Linguistics/TESL Department at California State University, Northridge, an interdisciplinary department in the College of Humanities. We draw our teaching and advisory faculty from the ranks of linguistically-trained full-time faculty housed in several campus departments along with part-time faculty who have expertise in specific areas of linguistics. The Linguistics/TESL Department offers a major in linguistics and minors in linguistics and TESL at the bachelor's level and a certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL). We also offer an M.A. in Linguistics and an M.A. in TESL.

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  • Job opening: Assistant Professor, Tenure-track, Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Congratulation to our student, Jessica Edmond-Parizek, who had her proposal to present at CATESOL accepted.
  • Please join us for the Linguistics/TESL Graduation Party: May 20th at 3 p.m. in the USU, Thousand Oaks Room.
  • Linguistics in Practice Institute (LIPI) 2017, May 6, 2017, 11 am-4 pm, USU. Check details here!
  • Congratulations to our TESL students who presented at the CSUN Annual Research and Service Symposium