Undergraduate Study at OSU Linguistics
Major in Linguistics
There are two tracks in this major, Track A (designed to give students familiarity with a broad range of subject areas in linguistics), and Track B (particularly appropriate for students planning to go on to graduate school). In addition, undergraduates have the option of working out with the undergraduate advisor a variant tailored to their particular needs.
Semester and Quarter Courses
Quarter Advising Sheet
Semester Advising Sheet
Did you know that when you double major, you can count GEC courses both for your major and for GEC credit? This is an effective way of enhancing your academic record and making yourself more competitive on the job market. Doing a double major is a smart decision!
Minor in Linguistics
Please contact the undergraduate advisor for linguistics, Julie McGory, for more information.
GEC Linguistics Courses
Linguistics Courses satisfy the General Education Curriculum in a number of categories: Second Writing, Math & Logical Reasoning, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Diversity (U.S., International).
Contact the linguistics undergraduate advisor: Julie McGory. Or, if you are currently taking a linguistics course (201, etc.), you can contact your Graduate Teaching Associate or faculty instructor with questions about other linguistics courses or a linguistics major or minor.
Step-by-step information on how to find an internship related to linguistics. If you are interested in working as a research assistant on a faculty project in the Department of Linguistics, contact the linguistics undergraduate advisor (currently Julie McGory) for information. Most internships are done for course credit though some may be paid positions.
"Underlings" is the Undergraduate Linguistics Students' club.
General information can be found at Arts & Sciences Honors Program page. For specific information about Linguistics Honors Courses and Honors degrees in Linguistics, please contact the linguistics honors advisor Cynthia Clopper.
A BA in linguistics provides students with important skills that are useful in many careers, some not even related to linguistics.