• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Minor code LING-MIN

A basic knowledge of the workings of language can be a useful adjunct to many areas of study, including any foreign language, literature, anthropology, philosophy, computer science, or psychology.  This minor builds on the introduction to linguistics (1001), which may be taken on its own are as part of another major or minor, to allow further study of some of the sub-areas of linguistics.

Learning Outcomes

  1. demonstrate a basic understanding of the nature of the structures found across human languages
  2. demonstrate a basic understanding of how people use languages to communicate, and of the role of language in human society and in communication across cultures
  3. describe some of the most important sorts of variation found in human languages
  4. conduct basic linguistic analysis applying quantitative and/or qualitative methods
  5. evaluate popular beliefs and arguments concerning language use and language diversity
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Requirements

This minor requires the completion of 24 units which must include:

6 units from the completion of the following course(s):

LING1001 - Introduction to the Study of Language (6 units)

A minimum of 12 units from the completion of the following:

LING2003 - Introduction to Syntax (6 units)

LING2008 - Semantics (6 units)

LING2010 - Sounds of the World's Languages: Phonetics and Phonology (6 units)

LING2020 - Structure of English (6 units)

A maximum of 6 units from the completion of the following list:

ARAB3003 - Introductory Course to Arabic Linguistics (6 units)

ASIA2001 - Language in Asia and the Pacific (6 units)

ASIA2103 - Language in Asia and the Pacific (L) (6 units)

ASIA2308 - Linguistic Histories in Asia and the Pacific (6 units)

CLAS1001- Traditional Grammar (6 units)

COMP2620 - Logic (6 units)

FREN3515 - The sounds of French: phonetics and pronunciation (6 units)

HUMN2001 - Digital Humanities: Theories and Projects (6 units)

INDG2003- Gamilaraay - Introduction to an Australian Indigenous Language (6 units)

INDG2004 - Continuing Gamilaraay (6 units)

INDG2005 - Introduction to an Australian Indigenous Language (6-36 units)

INDG2006 - Continuing Australian Indigenous Language (6-36 units)LANG3004 - Language and Society in Latin America (6 units)

LANG3004- Language and Sociery in Latin America (6 units)

LING1002 - Language and Society (6 units)

LING2005 - Language Change and Linguistic Reconstruction (6 units)

LING2013 - Teaching Languages (6 units)

LING2015 - Language, Culture, Translation (6 units)

LING2016 - Language in Indigenous Australia (6 units)

LING2017 - Chinese Linguistics (6 units)

LING2018 - Languages in Contact (6 units)

LING2021 - Cross Cultural Communication (6 units)

LING2022 - Language Policy and Language Politics (6 units)

LING2023 - Dictionaries and Dictionary-Making (6 units)

LING2027 - Language and Society in Latin America (6 units)

LING2028 - Japanese Linguistics (6 units)

LING2029 - Assessing Language (6 units)

LING2034- Communication in Health Care (6 units)

LING2040-Astronesian languages (6 units)

LING2101 - Second Language Acquisition (6 units)

LING2104 - The History of the English Language (6 units)

LING2105 - Language and the law: introduction to forensic linguistics (6 units)

LING2106 - Language and Social Interaction (6 units)

LING2107 - Advanced Academic English (6 units)

LING2521- Child Language Acquisition (6 units)

LING3008 - Study of A Language Family (6 units)

LING3012 - Field Methods in Linguistics (6 units)

LING3025 - Special Topics in Linguistics (6 units)

LING3031 - Papuan Languages (6 units)

LING3032 - Advanced Forensic Linguistics: Forensic Voice and Text Comparison (6 units)

LING3033 - Advanced Sociophonetics (6 units)

LING3035 - Semantic Typology (6 units)

LING3036 - Advanced Sociolinguistics (6 units)

LING3126 - Syntactic Theory (6 units)

PHIL1005 - Logic and Critical Thinking (6 units)

PHIL2016 - Philosophy of Language (6 units)

PHIL2080 - Logic (6 units)

PHIL2121 - Philosophical Logic (6 units)

SPAN2601 - The Sounds of Spanish (6 units)

SPAN2602 - The Structure of Spanish (6 units)

SPAN2603 - History of the Spanish language. A linguistic time travel (6 units)

SPAN2604 - Multilingualism and indigenous peoples in the Americas (6 units)





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6 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
LING1001 Introduction to the Study of Language 6

A minimum of 12 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
LING2003 Grammar of the World's Languages 6
LING2008 Semantics 6
LING2010 Sounds of the World's Languages: Phonetics and Phonology 6
LING2020 Structure of English 6

A maximum of 6 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
ARAB3003 Introductory Course to Arabic Linguistics 6
ASIA2001 Language in Asia and the Pacific 6
ASIA2103 Language in Asia and the Pacific (L) 6
ASIA2308 Linguistic Histories in Asia and the Pacific 6
AUST1001 Learning an Indigenous Australian Language 6
  AUST 2008: Indigenous language 2
CLAS1001 Traditional Grammar 6
COMP2620 Logic 6
FREN3515 The sounds of French: phonetics and pronunciation 6
HUMN2001 Digital Humanities: Theories and Projects 6
LANG3004 Language and Society in Latin America 6
LING1002 Language and Society 6
LING2005 Language Across Time 6
LING2013 Teaching Languages 6
LING2015 Language, Culture, Translation 6
LING2016 Language and Society in Indigenous Australia 6
LING2017 Chinese Linguistics 6
LING2018 Languages in Contact 6
LING2021 Cross Cultural Communication 6
LING2022 Language Policy and Language Politics 6
LING2023 Dictionaries and Dictionary-Making 6
LING2027 Language and Society in Latin America 6
LING2028 Japanese Linguistics 6
LING2029 Assessing Language 6
LING2101 Second Language Acquisition 6
LING2104 The History of the English Language 6
LING2105 Forensic Linguistics: Language and the Law 6
LING2106 Language and Social Interaction 6
LING2107 Advanced Academic English 6
LING3008 Study of A Language Family 6
LING3012 Field Methods in Linguistics 6
  LING 3021: Child Language Acquistn
  LING 3022: Seminar on Semantics
LING3025 Special Topics in Linguistics 6
LING2040 Austronesian languages 6
LING3031 Papuan Languages 6
LING3032 Forensic Linguistics: Forensic Voice and Text Comparison 6
LING3033 Advanced Sociophonetics 6
  LING 3107: Morphology
  LING 3119: Phonological analysis
LING3126 Topics in Advanced Syntax and Morphology 6
  PASI 2010: Talking the Pacific
PHIL1005 Logic and Critical Thinking 6
PHIL2016 Philosophy of Language 6
PHIL2080 Logic 6
PHIL2121 Philosophical Logic 6
SPAN2601 The Sounds of Spanish 6
SPAN2602 The Structure of Spanish 6
SPAN2603 History of the Spanish language. A linguistic time travel 6
SPAN2604 Multilingualism and indigenous peoples in the Americas 6
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