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General Education Courses

This page lists Linguistics courses that fulfill General Education (GEN) requirements (for students who first enrolled AU22 or later). For descriptions and sample syllabi for these courses, see the undergraduate courses page.


GEN Foundation: Math & Quantitative Reasoning or Data Analysis

2001 - Language and Formal Reasoning
2051/2051H - Analyzing the Sounds of Language


GEN Foundation: Literary, Visual & Performing Arts

3502 - Klingon, Elvish, Dothraki: The Linguistics of Constructed Languages


GEN Foundation: Historical & Cultural Studies

3601 - Language, Race, and Ethnicity in the U.S.
3606 - Language, Gender, and Sexuality
3901 - Language Evolution and Language Change


GEN Foundation: Social & Behavioral Sciences

2000/2000H - Introduction to Linguistics
2501 - Linguistics for Language Learning
     Note: This course was previously numbered as Ling 1100. The previous course number fulfills the same GEL requirements.
3701/3701H - Language and the Mind


GEN Foundation: Race, Ethnicity & Gender Diversity

3601 - Language, Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.
3606 - Language, Gender, and Sexuality


GEN Theme: Citizenship for a Just and Diverse World

3605 - Language and Social Justice
4602 - Language and Belonging in the U.S. [4 credit hours]


GEN Theme: Lived Environments

3603 - Language Across Cultures
3803 - Ethics of Language Technology


GEN Theme: Migration, Mobility, and Immobility

3902 - Language Endangerment and Language Death


GEN Theme: Number, Nature, Mind

3802 - Language and Computers
4052 - Linguistics and the Scientific Method


GEN Theme: Traditions, Cultures, and Transformations

3102 - Lost Languages, Lost Cultures