Topics of Study
In this program, you will focus on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. You will study subjects, such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, historical linguistics, phonetics, dialectology, rhetoric, lexicography, language typology, semantics, and applications to artificial intelligence.
- A bachelors' degree in linguistics will qualify for work as an interpreter, or in tourism, education, translation services, diplomacy, banking, international business, and publishing.
- A graduate degree is usually needed to be a teacher, scientific linguist, or work in other fields such as international law.