Linguistics is the scientific study of human language and its structure and diversity, how it’s learned and understood, and how it shapes cultural practices. Students learn to analyze language, thereby improving the quality of their writing and argumentation. A minor in linguistics pairs well with the study of modern languages, classics, psychology, or speech, hearing and language science.

  • Learn how people use language to transmit their ideas and feelings

  • Explore how language affects culture and history

  • Complement your undergraduate studies with a minor