Undergraduate Courses

For your convenience, courses have been organized as follows:

Please see the University Calendar for the most up-to-date course descriptions. 

Courses offered once per year, or every other year

  • 1100 Introduction to Linguistics
  • 1103 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis: Syntax
  • 1104 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis: Phonology
  • 1105 The Wonder of Words
  • 1155 Linguistics for Language Learners
  • 2060 Aboriginal Languages of Eastern Canada
  • 2120 Introduction to Language Acquisition (formerly, 3155)
  • 2210 Language in Newfoundland and Labrador: An Introduction to  Linguistic Variation
  • 3000 Morphology
  • 3100 Syntactic Theory
  • 3104 Phonetics
  • 3201 Phonological Theory
  • 3500 Historical Linguistics
  • 3850 Introduction to Semantics
  • 4010-4091 (courses on the structure of a language)
  • 4050-4054 Linguistic Structure of a North American Aboriginal        Language
  • 4100 Morphosyntactic Analysis
  • 4110 Selected Topics in Syntactic Theory
  • 4120 Language Acquisition II
  • 4151 Advanced Topics in Phonological Acquisition
  • 4203 Advanced Phonology
  • 4204 Selected Topics in Generative Phonology
  • 4210 Sociolinguistics II
  • 4500 Introduction to Field Methods
  • 4700 Experimental Phonetics

Courses offered when possible, or as needed

  • 2022 Issues in Oral Inuttitut
  • 2025 Introduction to Inuttitut I
  • 2026 Introduction to Inuttitut II
  • 2212 Language and Gender (formerly LING 3212)
  • 2220 Linguistics and Law (formerly LING 3220)
  • 2300 Philosophy of Language and Mind (same as Philosophy 2060)
  • 2711  Introduction to the Linguistic Structure of American Sign Language (ASL)
  • 3210 Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • 3302 History of the French Language (same as French 3302)
  • 3310 Phonology and Morphology of French (same as French 3310)
  • 3311 Introduction to General Linguistics: Aspects of French Linguistic Theory (same as French 3311)
  • 3950-3960 (excluding 3951) Special Topics in Linguistics
  • 3951 Language Endangerment and Revitalization
  • 4750 Selected Topics in Phonology
  • 4751 Selected Topics in Morphosyntax
  • 4752 Selected Topics in Semantics
  • 4753 Selected Topics in Acquisition
  • 4754 Selected Topics in Linguistic Variation
  • 4900-4901 Independent Study
  • 4950-4960 Special Topics in Linguistics
  • 4999 Honours Essay

Infrequently offered courses

  • 3302 History of the French Language
  • 3310 Phonology and Morphology of French (same as French 3310)
  • 3311  Introduction to General Linguistics:  Aspects of French  Linguistic Theory (same as French 3311)