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.

Additional courses are in the process of being approved for GEN categories (including courses at the Themes level) and will be added to this list as they become available.

GEN Foundation: Historical & Cultural Studies

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

GEN Foundation: Literary, Visual & Performing Arts

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

GEN Foundation: Math & Quantitative Reasoning or Data Analysis

2001 - Language and Formal Reasoning
2051/2051H - Analyzing the Sounds of Language
3802/3802H - Language and Computers

GEN Foundation: Race, Ethnicity & Gender Diversity

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

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 Theme: Number, Nature, Mind

4052 - Linguistics and the Scientific Method


GEN Theme: Citizenship for a Just and Diverse World

3605 - Language and Social Justice


GEN Theme: Lived Environments

3803 - Ethics of Language Technology


GEN Theme: Migration, Mobility, and Immobility

3902 - Language Endangerment and Language Death