Undergraduate courses

Schedule

A schedule of classes for the present and coming semester is available on Testudo.


Regular courses

Our undergraduate courses in a typical year include at least those listed here. Other classes are offered in accord with student and faculty interests. The topics of Ling 419 and Ling 449 change each semester. Course requirements for majors and minors are listed below.


Ling 200, Introduction to Linguistics (Fall and Spring)
Ling 240, Language and Mind (Fall and Spring)

Ling 311, Syntax I (Fall and Spring)
Ling 312, Syntax II (typically Spring)
Ling 419, Topics in Syntax (Fall and Spring)

Ling 320, Phonetics (typically Fall)
Ling 321, Phonology I (Fall and Spring)
Ling 322, Phonology II (typically Spring)

Ling 330, Historical Linguistics (typically Fall)

Ling 350, Philosophy of Language (typically Fall)
Ling 410, Grammar and Meaning (typically Spring)

Ling 440, Grammars and Cognition (typically Spring)
Ling 444, Child Language Acquisition (typically Fall)
Ling 449, Topics in Psycholinguistics (Fall and Spring)


Course requirements

Required courses for the major

Everyone majoring in Linguistics takes the Linguistics Core (24 credits), plus courses that will satisfy the requirements of their track (15 further credits). The Core consists of:

  1. Ling 240, Language and Mind

  2. Ling 311, Syntax 1

  3. Ling 321, Phonology 1

  4. Any two of the following courses:

    • Ling 312, Syntax 2
    • Ling 320, Phonetics
    • Ling 322, Phonology 2
    • Ling 410, Grammar and Meaning
    • Ling 440, Grammars and Cognition
    • Ling 444, Child Language Acquisition
  5. Any three upper-level Linguistics electives (Ling3/4xx)



Required courses for the minor

A minor in linguistics requires that you take at least these courses:

  1. Ling 200, Introduction to Linguistics

  2. Ling 240, Language and Mind

  3. Ling 311, Syntax

  4. Ling 321, Phonology

  5. At least one upper-level linguistics elective



LING499 and LING499H course section number

  • 0101 Howard Lasnik

  • 0201 Norbert Hornstein

  • 0301 Tonia Bleam

  • 0401 Jeff Lidz

  • 0501 Andrea Zukowski

  • 0701 Amy Weinberg

  • 0801 William Idsardi

  • 0901 Philip Resnik

  • 1101 Paul Pietroski

  • 1201 Colin Phillips

  • 1301 Peggy Antonisse

  • 1401 Valentine Hacquard

  • 1501 Alexander Williams

  • 1601 Naomi Feldman

  • 1701 Ellen Lau

  • 1801 Omer Preminger