Linguistic Studies (LNGST)

Linguistic studies encompasses all areas related to the scientific study of the nature, structure, and function of language. Linguistic studies treats language both as a fundamental human faculty and as a changing social institution.

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Typical First Year Schedule

Fall
  • WRIT 111 or REL 121 or Conversation Program
  • Foreign Language
  • Any prerequisite for the 200-level electives you plan to use in the concentration.
  • GE/Elective
Interim
  • GE/Elective
Spring
  • WRIT 111 or REL 121 or Conversation Program
  • Foreign Language
  • GE/Elective
  • GE/Elective
Additional Information

Most students do not begin the concentration until they have decided on majors that are compatible with the requirements. For many students, this happens in the sophomore year.

Declaring early allows you a chance to pre-register for LNGST 250, our one and only core course that is required of all students.

CREDIT FOR PREVIOUS COURSEWORK/PLACEMENT
  • Nothing at this time.
Placement
  • Students planning to take courses in a foreign language that count towards the concentration (Spanish, Greek, Latin, etc.) should consult the placement requirements for those departments.
Informational Events

Nothing available at this time.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Director, Linguistic Studies – Jeremy Loebach (loebach@stolaf.edu)

Academic Catalog
2020-21 courses will be updated in August 2020