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Program Name:

Linguistics Program
Program Homepage: http://linguistics.wwu.edu/
Institution: Western Washington University
Address: Humanities 253 MS-9057
City: Bellingham
Zip/Postal Code: 98225
State/Province: WA
Country: USA
Contact Person: Shaw Gynan , Program Director
Email:

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Phone: (360) 650-4853
Fax: 360-650-6110
Linguistic Subfield(s): Anthropological Linguistics
Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Genetic Classification
Historical Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Morphology
Neurolinguistics
Philosophy of Language
Phonetics
Phonology
Pragmatics
Psycholinguistics
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Language/Language Family Specialization(s): Arabic, Standard
Chinese, Mandarin
English
French
German
Greek, Ancient
Japanese
Latin
Russian
Spanish
Program Size: Large (over 25 students)
Program Description: An interdisciplinary program in linguistics with core linguistics courses (Introduction, Sociolinguistics, Phonetics, Phonology, Syntax I and II, Semantics and two senior seminars (recent offerings likely to be repeated include Contact Linguistics, Chinese Linguistics, Germanic Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, History of Linguistic Theories, Romance Linguistics) and concentrations in one of eight areas: Anthropology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Computer Sciences, English, Modern and Classical Languages, Philosophy, Psychology and TESOL. Most frequent concentrations chosen are Modern Languages and TESOL. Currently over 80 majors enrolled. Some Modern Language study is required as part of the major as is a senior presentation.
Available Financial Aid: General scholarships available through application to WWU Financial Aid Office.
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