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Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Linguistics (B.A.)

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The linguistics major consists of 40 credits: 28 foundational credits in the main pillars of linguistics and 12 credits of electives. Students, especially those who are interested in Bible translation, may take some or all 12 elective credits through the Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL); classes are chosen in consultation with the codirectors of the program.

Prerequisite: One year of language instruction at Gordon or its equivalent.

Electives (12 credits)

Twelve credits beyond the core from below or Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Students may not get credit for both EDU 300 and PSY 270 .


* Prerequisite: Three semesters of Greek (BCM 201 , BCM 202 , BCM 303 ).

** Prerequisite: Permission by program coordinators. The topic of the class must have a clear emphasis on linguistics (e.g., language history, issues of language policy, sociolinguistics, etc.).

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