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Linguistics for Language Teachers

The Department of Linguistics offers two minor programs:

  1. Linguistics for Language Teachers (listed below), which especially complements the major in English with the Teaching Area of emphasis; it is also of relevance to students interested in teaching foreign languages.
  2. General Linguistics, which provides the student with basic knowledge of language structure and linguistic analysis.
Requirements: 

Linguistics for Language Teachers

23-24 units

    Complete the following (23-24 units)​

    • LIN 001 Introduction to Linguistics (4 units)
    • LIN 106 English Grammar (4 units)
    • LIN 165 Introduction to Applied Linguistics (4 units)
    • ENL 105 History of the English Language (4 units)
    • LIN 160 American Voices (4 units)
      • Or LIN 163 Language, Gender, and Society
    • LIN 173 Language Development (4 units)
      • Or EDU 151 Language Development in the Chicano Child (3 units)

    Total = 23-24 units

    Minor Advisor

    Georgia Zellou
    gzellou@ucdavis.edu
    (530) 754-0992