A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Intercultural Studies Major with Linguistics Concentration

BA (22-30 hrs in the major and 20 hrs in the concentration)

Linguistics courses are useful to anyone expecting to learn or work with languages. The linguistics concentration seeks to train students to become global scholar-servants. offering opportunities for global scholarship and service in language development, documentation of "endangered" languages, literacy and service in Bible translation. The program along with the INCL Core prepares the student to work in the multicultural settings where these opportunities abound. Students become familiar with both the sound systems and grammatical structures of language to prepare them for comprehensive language analysis and documentation.

Major RequirementsCredits
INCL 201 Introduction to Global Issues
4
INCL 243 Cultural Anthropology 4
INCL 310 Intercultural Competencies 4
INCL 311 Intercultural Experience 0-4
Conversation-level Language 0-4
INCL 346 Governance and Development or POLS 345 Community Organization and Development or ANTH 315 Human Ecology 4
INCL 350 Culture Change or LING 312 Sociolinguistics or INCL 442 Globalization & Islamization 4
INCL 482 Senior Capstone: Intercultural Seminar 2
Major Total 22-30
Linguistics Concentration RequirementsCredits
LING 220 Introduction to Linguistics 4
LING 322 Phonetics 4
LING 323 Phonology I 4
LING 333 Grammar I 4
Choose one special interest course from the following courses:Credits
LING 312 Sociolinguistics 4
LING 350 First and Second Language Acquisition 4
LING 351 Linguistics for TESOL 4
Concentration Total 20

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