This information is part of the Colgate University catalog, 2020–21.

Minor Requirements

To complete the minor in Linguistics, the student must consult with a member of the advisory committee and/or the director to identify a course of study that includes five courses from the list below. The five-course minor will normally include one of the courses listed in section 1 and four courses from section 2, with restrictions as outlined below. The courses can be taken in any sequence:

Section 1

One of the Following Courses

Section 2

Four additional courses selected from among those listed below, subject to the following conditions:

  • No more than two of the four courses can be taken in the same department.
  • At least two courses must be at the 300 or 400 level. All four courses may come from the Other Courses listed below, with two of them at the 300 or 400 level; or one of the four courses may be an advanced language course, and the other three from the Other Courses list, with one of those three at the 300 or 400 level. Only one course from the Other Courses list may be an independent study course.
Advanced Language Courses

Advanced language courses taken abroad on a study group also qualify with approval by the director.

Other Courses

Linguistics Program

For more information about the department, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the  catalogue page.