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Linguistics is an interdisciplinary program that explores the structure of language, its change and development, language functioning in the lives of individuals, groups and societies. Linguistics finds applications in speech and language pathology, cultural studies, communication, and education.

For further information about the Linguistics program, please contact Dr. Veronika Makarova, Linguistics Program Chair.

Students should note that it is possible to major in Linguistics either in Program Type A or B. Students wishing to major in Linguistics must consult the Administrative Committee.

Frequency of Course Offerings

Not all courses listed in the Course & Program Catalogue are offered every year. Careful planning in consultation with the Program Chair will eliminate problems.

Major Average

The major average in Linguistics programs includes the grades earned in:

  • All LING and all courses listed in the Major Requirement B6.
Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a degree in Linguistics, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • LING 111.3 and LING 112.3
  • Minimum requirements in Major Requirement B6.

See Residency for additional details.

Bachelor of Arts Four-year (B.A. Four-year) - Linguistics - General and Applied Linguistics Stream

Bachelor of Arts Four-year (B.A. Four-year) - Linguistics - Language and Speech Sciences Stream

Bachelor of Arts Three-year (B.A. Three-year) - Linguistics

Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Honours) - Linguistics