FACULTY OF ARTS

LINGUISTICS PROGRAMS AND REGULATIONS

GENERAL DEGREE

1) A student may not obtain credit for more than one course from each of the following sets:

a) Linguistics 1001, 2050, 1100, 2100
b) Linguistics 1000, 2000, 2101, 2103
c) Linguistics 2001, 2102, 2104
d) Linguistics 2300, 3200
e) Linguistics 2301, 3100
f) Linguistics 3300, 3500
g) Linguistics 3301, 3311
h) Linguistics 3410, 3450, 4220*
i) Linguistics 2210, 3450
j) Linguistics 3200, 3201
k) Linguistics 4200, 4201
l) Linguistics 4212, 3212
m) Linguistics 3420, 4090
n) Linguistics 3421, 4091
o) Linguistics 1105, 2500
p) Linguistics 2150, 3155

* Inactive Course

2) Prerequisites may be waived in special cases by the Head of the Department.

3) Students majoring in Linguistics must complete 42 credit hours in Linguistics, which must include the courses numbered 2103, 2104, 2210, 2500, 3000, 3100, 3104, 3201, 3850 plus at least twelve credit hours in courses chosen from 3105, 3155, 3212, 3500, 4001, 4110, 4150*, 4201, 4210, 4220*, 4350*, 4400, 4500, 4700, 4850*, 4950 (or 4951). Of these twelve credit hours, nine must be at the 4000 level.

* Inactive Course

NOTES: 1) Students intending to pursue graduate work in Linguistics should include 3500, 4201 and at least one of 4001 and 4110 in their programs.
2) Students should note that 4350*, 4950 and 4951 may have prerequisites which are not included in the set of courses required for the major.
3) Students should note that some of the courses listed above (e.g. 4150*, 4220*, 4350*, 4400, 4850*, 4950, 4951) will not be offered at regular intervals.

* Inactive Course

4) In planning a Major, students are required to consult with an advisor in the Linguistics Department to ensure that their proposed program is possible within the constraints of course scheduling and prerequisites.

HONOURS AND JOINT HONOURS DEGREES

1) See General Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours).

2) An Honours degree in Linguistics must include 60 credit hours in Linguistics courses of which the following are required: 2103, 2104, 2210, 2500, 3000, 3100, 3104, 3201, 3500, 3850, 4001 (and/or 4110), 4201, 4999, and at least one of 4150*, 4210, 4220*, 4350*, 4400, 4500, 4700, 4850*, 4950 (or 4951). Students should choose courses in consultation with their Honours Essay supervisor, to ensure that the needs and interests of the individual candidate are met, and to take into account the availability of courses which the department is able to offer. The Honours or Joint Honours student must also meet a language requirement of six credit hours or the equivalent in a second language. Under very special circumstances the Head of the Department may prescribe six credit hours in advanced courses in English dialectology in place of the above second language requirement.

* Inactive Course

3) Linguistics may also be combined with another subject or subjects to constitute a Joint Honours degree. The required courses listed above for the Honours degree, except for 4999, will also be required for any Joint Honours degree in Linguistics. A total of 48 credit hours in Linguistics, which may include 4999, is required for Joint Honours in Linguistics. Students should consult their Linguistics department advisor to ensure that they select courses which complement their other Honours Subject of Specialization.

MINOR PROGRAMS

The Minors described below list groups of courses which are most meaningful in conjunction with a Major in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

1) General Minor

Courses eligible for the General Minor in Linguistics are Linguistics 1100/2100, 1101, 2103, 2104, 2210, 2500, 3000, 3100, 3104, 3150*, 3155, 3201, 3212 or 3220*, 3500, 3850, 4001, 4110, 4150*, 4151*, 4201, 4210, 4310*, 4350*, 4400, 4500, 4700, 4850*. Students are required to complete 24 credit hours chosen from these courses, and must include 2103, 2104, and at least six credit hours from 3000, 3100, 3104, 3201, 3500, 3850.

* Inactive Course

2) Minor for Potential Speech Language Pathologists

This is intended for those who plan to study Speech Pathology at another university. Please note that Speech Pathology is not offered at Memorial.

Required courses are Linguistics 1100/2100, 2103, 2104, 2210, 3104, 3155, 4700 plus three credit hours chosen from 3000, 3100, 3150*, 3201, 3500, 3850. Students should also plan to meet the requirements of the program to which they will apply. These often include course work in Biology, Psychology, Statistics as well as other fields.

* Inactive Course

3) Minors for Potential Teachers of Language

Twelve credit hours in the following courses are required for all students: Linguistics 1100/2100, 2103, 2104, 2210. The remaining 12 credit hours will be chosen from one of the following three sections, depending on the student's specialization:

a) Linguistics for French Majors: 12 credit hours in courses chosen from the following: Linguistics/French 3310, 3311, 4310*: Linguistics 2500, 3000, 3100, 3104, 3150*, 3155, 3201, 3500, 3850, 4350*.

* Inactive Course

b) English Linguistics: Linguistics/English 2400* and Linguistics 2500 are required, plus six credit hours in courses chosen from the following: Linguistics/English 2401*, Linguistics 3000, 3100, 3104, 3105, 3155, 3201, 3212, 3500, 3850, 4001, 4110, 4210, Linguistics/English 4403*, 4420, 4421*.

* Inactive Course

c) Linguistics for Potential Teachers in Native and Northern Schools: Linguistics 2060, three credit hours in a course on the structure of a Native Language of Canada (available in the series 2020*-2041 or in the series Linguistics 4010-4041), plus six credit hours in courses chosen from the following: Linguistics 3000, 3100, 3104, 3105, 3150*, 3155, 3201, 3500, 3850, 4150*.

* Inactive Course

4) Concentration in Linguistics for B.Ed. Students

A minimum of 18 credit hours in Linguistics is required for students who are doing a concentration in the discipline. The program is as follows: Linguistics 1100/2100, 2103, 2104, 2210, six credit hours in courses chosen from Linguistics 2500, 3000, 3100, 3104, 3105, 3150*, 3155, 3201, 3212, 3850, including at least one 3000-level course. Students are urged to include more than the minimum number of linguistics-related courses in their program.


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