Admission to the Minor

Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.

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Minor Courses
Select three hours of the Following Foundations Courses:3
How English Works
Intro Romance Linguistic
Intro Romance Linguistic
Intro Romance Linguistic
Credit Hours Subtotal: 3
Linguistic and Language Study Courses
Select 12 hours of the following:12
Language and Culture
Linguistic Anthropology
Anat Physio Sech Hear Mechansm
Intro To Linguistics
History of the Eng Lang
Structure Of English
Variation in American English
Advanced Studies In Linguistic
Pronunciation & Phonetics
French Linguistics
Undergrad Sem In French ((when topic is linguistic in nature))
Special Topics ((when topic is linguistic in nature))
Special Topics
Intro to Spanish Linguistics
Phonetics And Pronunciation
Open Topics in Linguistics
Spanish in the US
Up to six hours of any language currently taught in traditional classroom format in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics or six credits of language training in one of the list of languages offered at the Critical Languages Center
Credit Hours Subtotal: 12
Research Methodology and Applications Courses
Select one of the following:3
Probs In Anthropology
Intro Comm Disorders
Lang & Speech Develop
Linguis Approach English Gramr
Credit Hours Subtotal: 3
Total Hours18

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation of grade point average calculations.

Ancillary Requirements

The Interdisciplinary Linguistics Minor requires the successful completion of the following ancillary requirements:

  1. Both 101 and 102 of any foreign language; 
  2. 103 of any foreign language; 
  3. 104 of any foreign language;
  4. Any 3-hour course at the 200-level or higher in any foreign language. These courses are typically taught in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics. The Critical Languages Center, housed in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics, offers instruction in non-traditional foreign languages that may be of interest to some linguistics minors.