Doctoral Minor

The Linguistics Department offers a choice of three Ph.D. minors.

  1. Ph.D. Minor in General Linguistics

    Ph.D. minor requires 12 credit hours of coursework, approved by a faculty outside minor advisor of the student’s choice, in consultation with the student’s advisory committee. At least three of the courses must be from the Department of Linguistics. A grade point average of 3.0 (B) or higher must be achieved in these courses. For more information, contact Professor Ken deJong, Memorial Hall 404, tel. 6-1307, email: dgsling@indiana.edu.

  2. Ph.D. Minor in African Languages and Linguistics

    The minor consists of a minimum of four courses (12 credits) including the following: (1) one course in an African language at the 200 level or higher, (2) A501 "Introduction to African Linguistics", and (3) two additional courses in African languages or linguistics approved by the student's minor advisor. A grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better must be achieved in these courses. Contact Professor Robert Botne, Memorial Hall 323, tel. 5-0388, email botner@indiana.edu.

  3. Ph.D. Minor in Computational Linguistics

    Requirements: The minor consists of a minimum of 15 credit hours of course work, including the following: (1) L545 and L645, (2) one of L503, L541, L542, and L543, and (3) two specialization courses taken from among the following: B651 (Computer Science), Q520 (Cognitive Science), S522 (Speech and Hearing Sciences) and seminar courses such as P657 (Psychology) and L700 (Linguistics) or other courses approved by the minor advisor. A grade point average of 3.0 (B) or higher must be achieved in these courses. The previous description.
    Contact: Professor Sandra Kuebler, Memorial Hall 402, tel. 5-3268, email skuebler@indiana.edu.