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University of Calgary Calendar 2014-2015 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.45 Linguistics and Language
4.45 Linguistics and Language
Overview of Programs and Procedures in Linguistics and Language
Baccalaureate Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Linguistics and Language

BA in Linguistics and Language with Co-operative Education


The Major in Linguistics and Language incorporates the study of linguistics with a language other than English. The following departments jointly offer the Major:

  • Linguistics
  • French, Italian and Spanish
  • Greek and Roman Studies (Greek, Latin)
  • Linguistics, Languages, and Cultures (German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese)
  • Religious Studies (Classical Hebrew, Classical Chinese, Sanskrit, Tibetan)

There is no Minor or Honours program in Linguistics and Language. For information on this program consult the Undergraduate Advisor for Linguistics.

Contact Information

Undergraduate Advisor: R. Murray

Department Office: Social Sciences 824

Phone: 403.220.8109

Fax: 403.282.3880



For Program Advice

For overall program advice, please speak to a program advisor in the Faculty of Arts Program Information Centre. Questions about program details should be addressed to the subject advisor in the Departmental Office; please see the Department website for contact information.

Admission to the Major

Prospective students wishing to enter the BA (Linguistics and Language) Program must meet the criteria in the section of this Calendar on A.2 Admission Requirements at the University of Calgary. Annual application deadlines are found in A.3 Deadline Dates for Undergraduate Applications for Admission and Transcripts.

Overlapping Programs

Programs in Linguistics and Language cannot be taken in conjunction with programs in Linguistics or in the chosen Language Option. This restriction applies to Major-plus-Minor combinations, Double Majors, Combined Degrees and Second Baccalaureate Degrees.

A Linguistics major may not be combined with both the Minor and the Concentration in Speech-Language Sciences.

Field of Linguistics and Language

Students in this program select a particular language option (e.g., French or German or Russian, etc.). Students are not permitted to mix their languages except in the Ancient and Classical Languages option.

The Field of Linguistics and Language consists of all courses labelled Linguistics (LING) and all courses in the chosen language.