Minor Requirements

***PLEASE NOTE***: The General Option requirements below contain an error. Both Linguistics 350 and Linguistics 430 are required courses for the General Option, and the total number of required credits is 18. We are working to fix the error in UWM’s catalog data.

Requirements

Students must complete at least 9 upper-division (numbered 300 and above) credits in the minor in residence at UWM. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.0 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.0 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including transfer work.

General Linguistics Minor Option

Basic Requirements
LINGUIS 350Introduction to Linguistics3
or LINGUIS 430 Language and Society
Select one of the following:3
LINGUIS 415
First Language Acquisition
LINGUIS 461
Introduction to Phonology
LINGUIS 464
Introduction to Syntax
LINGUIS 468
Language in its Various Forms:
Electives
Select 9 credits 19
Total Credits15

Applied Linguistics Minor Option

Basic Requirements
LINGUIS 350Introduction to Linguistics3
LINGUIS 420Introduction to Second Language Acquisition3
LINGUIS 430Language and Society3
ANTHRO/LINGUIS 570Issues in Bilingualism3
Select one of the following:3
LINGUIS 415
First Language Acquisition
LINGUIS 461
Introduction to Phonology
LINGUIS 464
Introduction to Syntax
LINGUIS 468
Language in its Various Forms:
LINGUIS 565
Introduction to Adult/University Level TESOL
Electives
Select 3 credits 13
Total Credits18