The Linguistics Department offers an undergraduate minor in General Linguistics. The minor requires a minimum of 18 credits, organized as follows:
|TOTAL LINGUISTICS CREDITS:|
|REQUIRED COURSES (6 CREDITS)|
|ONE OF THE FOLLOWING (3 CREDITS)|
|ELECTIVES (9 CREDITS)|
Coursework in linguistics and related areas, selected from the approved electives list (see major requirements) in consultation with an advisor in the Linguistics program. Students are encouraged to focus their electives in an area closely aligned with the study of linguistics, including various foreign languages, English, Anthropology, Philosophy, Computer Science, and Education, among others.
The College requires that students attain at least a 2.5 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.5 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including transfer work.