Linguistics Minor

Program Description

The linguistics minor at Weber State University is an interdisciplinary program for the scientific study of human language(s). The minor complements coursework in a range of majors, such as from the colleges and departments listed below.

Program Requirements

  • 18.5 hours: 18 hours of coursework and a 0.5-hour senior reflection course
  • Breadth requirement of coursework in three areas: Foundations, Language Structures, Applications and Subdisciplines
  • Senior Reflection course: LING 4990 Centering Experience

Participating Colleges and Departments

  • Arts and Humanites  Communication, English, Foreign Languages
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences    Anthropology, Philosophy, Psychology
  • Education English as a Second Language (Teacher Education)
  • Applied Science and Technology    Computer Science

For further information, contact Dr. John C. Trimble, coordinator for the linguistics minor, at or 801.626.6780 or visit his office in Elizabeth Hall 422.