Undergraduate Embedded Certificate in Linguistics

The School of Modern Languages offers a separate Certificate in Linguistics, which consists of 12 credit hours.

For questions or further information about the Certificate in Linguistics, please contact the Linguistics advisor.

Program of Study

General Notes:

  • All courses towards the Certificate must be taken for a letter grade, with a grade of C or better.
  • At most two Special Topics courses (in any department) can count towards the Certificate.
  • At least 9 of the 12 credits (3 courses) must be 3000-level or above.
Required
LING 2100Introduction to Linguistics3
Three (3) electives 19
Total Credit Hours12
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Electives may be chosen from:

  • Any LING course
  • Any foreign-language Modern Languages course (3000-level or above) substantially involving linguistics (for example, German/Japanese Applied Linguistics; French Phonetics; Spanish Sociolinguistics; Kaleidoscope of Chinese Languages; etc), with approval of the Program Coordinator.  (Please note that some 3000-level foreign-language courses may require a placement test.)
  • Any (at most one) Psychology course substantially involving language (for example, Human Language Processing; Introduction to Cognitive Science, etc) with approval of the Program Coordinator.
  • Any (at most one) Computer Science course substantially involving language (for example, Natural Language Processing; Natural Language Understanding; etc) with approval of the Program Coordinator.  (Please note that Computer Science courses may have pre-requisites.)
  • Any (at most one) LING course taught at Emory, Georgia State, or any other accredited university, with approval of the Program Coordinator.