Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Social Science - Linguistics, Inter-Faculty Program

Admission Requirements

Completion of first year requirements with at least 75% average and a minimum mark of 60% in 3.0 principal courses including Anthropology 1027A/B and Linguistics 1028A/B. Students must consult with one of the program Co-directors prior to admission.  Enrolment in this module is limited. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

Module/Program Information

9.0 courses:

1.0 course: Linguistics 2247A/B and Linguistics 2248A/B. At least 75% in each course is required for progression in the module.
2.5 courses
: Anthropology 3339F/G, Linguistics 2242A/B, Linguistics 4247A/B, Linguistics 4248A/B, Linguistics 4490F/G.
1.0 Language course(s) to be selected in consultation with one of the Linguistics Co-directors.
1.5 courses from Formal approaches to language: Anthropology 3237A/B, Anthropology 3343A/B, Communication Sciences and Disorders 4411A/B, Communication Sciences and Disorders 4439A/B, French 2805A/B, French 2806A/B, French 3810A/B, French 3830A/B, French 4811F/G, French 4821F/G, French 4830F/G, French 4841F/G, French 4881F/G, Linguistics 2244A/B, Linguistics 3100A/B, Linguistics 3102A/B, Philosophy 3260F/G, Philosophy 3270F/G, Philosophy 4210F/G, Psychology 2134A/B, Spanish 3303A/B, Spanish 3318A/B, Spanish 3319A/B, Spanish 4415A/B.
1.5 courses from Social aspects of language: Anthropology 2245F/G, Anthropology 2249F/G, Anthropology 2251A/B, Anthropology 2252A/B, Anthropology 3243F/G, French 3870A/B, French 4040A/B, French 4850F/G, Spanish 3314F/G, Spanish 4412F/G.
1.5 additional courses from the following or any course from above not already taken: Anthropology 2246A/B, Anthropology 2250A/B, Anthropology 2253A/B, Anthropology 4412F/G, Classical Studies 2800A/B, English 3300, English 3310, French 4100F/G, Indigenous Studies 2253A/B, Linguistics 2130A/B, Linguistics 3340A/B, Linguistics 3390A/B, Philosophy 2020, Philosophy 2250, Philosophy 2260F/G, Psychology 3140F/G, Psychology 3141F/G, Psychology 3184F/G, Spanish 2121A/B, Spanish 2214A/B, Spanish 2956A/B-2960A/B, or other courses by permission of the Program, the former Philosophy 3201A/B.

Note: Some courses are offered only in alternate years, and some have specific prerequisites. Students must consult one of the Co-Directors of the Inter-Faculty Program in Linguistics when planning their module.


Module Requirements

Students who are enrolled in the Honours Specialization in Linguistics must maintain a minimum cumulative modular average of 75% with a minimum mark of 60% in each course and a passing grade in each option to progress in the module. In addition, students must attain at least 75% in Linguistics 2247A/B and Linguistics 2248A/B or the former Anthropology 2247A/B and the former Anthropology 2248A/B.