Degree Program Learning Objectives

B.A. in Linguistics Program Goals and Student Learning Objectives

Goal A: Language in Human Context

To develop awareness of the nature of language and its role in human society

  • A.1. Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of linguistic diversity and variability within and across societies.

Goal B: Relating Theories and Data

To develop knowledge of theories of language and how theories relate to data

  • B.1. Students will describe how a linguistic theory would interpret relevant data, or how that data is problematic for the theory. 

Goal C: Language Structure and Function

To develop skills in the analysis of linguistic data and to relate linguistic structures to the functions they perform

  • C.1. Students will analyze data from language structures and relate it to language function

 Linguistics BA Program Assesment Plan