Undergraduate Bulletin

Spring 2023

Major SBC Courses for the BA in Linguistics

This table illustrates major courses that can also be used to fulfill SBC requirements (See Note 1 & Note 2).

SBC Category

Required Major Courses

Optional Major Courses (See Note 3)

GLO   LIN 230, LIN 270, LIN 345, LIN 355, LIN 356
LANG (see Note 4)    
QPS   LIN 361
SBS LIN 101 LIN 200, LIN 202, LIN 240, LIN 250, LIN 260, LIN 270, LIN 355
SNW LIN 101 LIN 260, LIN 350
TECH   LIN 120
USA   LIN 200, LIN 240, LIN 250
EXP+   LIN 378, LIN 444, LIN 449, LIN 450, LIN 451, LIN 452
SBS+ LIN 201, LIN 431 LIN 307, LIN 330, LIN 345, LIN 346, LIN 350, LIN 356, LIN 370
STEM+   LIN 335, LIN 380, LIN 381, LIN 382
CER LIN 431 LIN 378, LIN 450, LIN 451, LIN 452
DIV (see Note 5)   LIN 200, LIN 230, LIN 355
ESI LIN 405 LIN 307, LIN 330
SPK LIN 431 LIN 378, LIN 450, LIN 451, LIN 452
WRTD LIN 405  

Note 1: Some course information may be subject to change. Please contact your major advisor for additional consultation.

Note 2: For majors that require study in a related area or completion of a minor, visit the respective program's "Major SBC Courses" page to view expanded SBC options. 

Note 3: Denotes any course in which students can choose from more than one option. These may include, but are not limited to, major electives, concentration/track/specialization courses, or calculus/physics/chemistry sequences.

Note 4: CEAS majors, the Athletic Training major, the Respiratory Care major, and the Clinical Laboratory Sciences major are exempt from the LANG learning objective. Students enrolled in the major in Social Work are exempt from the LANG learning objective, but are required to enroll in and pass with a letter grade of C or higher the first semester of an elementary foreign language course numbered 111, or satisfy through alternate methods (see Communicate in a Human Language Other than English--LANG). 

Note 5: Students are responsible for completing the general education requirements published in the Bulletin that was current as of the first semester of matriculation (or rematriculation). The following student groups must satisfy the DIV learning objective as part of their degree requirements:

  • Freshmen who matriculate in the Fall of 2019 or later
  • Transfer students who matriculate in the Spring of 2020 or later
  • Students who rematriculate in the Fall of 2019 or later