What is linguistics?
Linguistics is the study of language. What are the characteristics that all languages share and what makes each language distinctive? How does language vary according to region, social class, ethnicity and gender? In the linguistics minor, you’ll be introduced to the properties common to all human languages along with language history, function and acquisition. A linguistics minor can be combined with studies in many other fields, including anthropology, psychology,sociology, speech therapy and computer science.
Why study linguistics at UNH?
The linguistics minor at UNH provides a solid introduction to the field while also preparing you for further studies in areas such as law, speech or hearing science, or language. It’s a great fit if you’re interested in teaching English as a foreign language at home or abroad. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in an internship and take advantage of a variety of study abroad programs.
- English as a second language teacher
- Knowledge engineer
- Speech pathologist