Minor in Linguistics

The Linguistics minor consists of a total of six courses, chosen in consultation with an advisor, including four core linguistics courses, and two electives.

Four required core courses

  • CAS LX 250 Introduction to Linguistics
  • CAS LX 502 Semantics I
  • CAS LX 510 Phonetics
  • CAS LX 522 Syntax I

Two Linguistics electives

  • Chosen from CAS LX offerings (or other related courses, with consent of advisor)

Students may include up to three transfer courses from other colleges, universities, or non-Boston University study abroad programs and must take a minimum of three courses on the Charles River Campus.