Linguistics minor

If you have a special affinity for languages of all types, this might be the minor for you. Students who want to explore the world of language variations, syntax, structure and writing will thrive in the linguistics program, and they can gain insights about communication that will prove useful when they join the work force.

credits required for the Linguistics minor

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of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU

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of students who apply to WOU are selected for admission

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Highlights of the program

    • Learn to write persuasive, complex communications that reflect career readiness
    • Gain knowledge about people and the discourse communities they belong to
    • Understand how language and global populations intersect

Example Courses

Faculty

DAVID HARGREAVES

Department Chair, Professor, Linguistics, English Department
503-838-8764 | hargred@wou.edu | HSS 306

CORNELIA PARASKEVAS

Professor, Linguistics/Writing, English Department
503-838-8477 | paraskc@wou.edu | MA 315

UMA SHRESTHA

Professor, Linguistics, English Department
503-838-8377 | shrestu@wou.edu | HSS 308

ROBERT TROYER

Associate Professor, Linguistics, International Academic Support Director, English Department
503-838-9123 | troyerr@wou.edu | APSC 501

QUESTIONS - Linguistics Minor

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Contact Us

Phone: 503-838-8368

Email: blissa@wou.edu

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