This program introduces you to the scientific
study of human language, its structure,
its diversity, and its communicative properties.
By analyzing linguistic structure and identifying
patterns of language use from around the
world, you develop an understanding of how
languages change, how they are used by communities,
and how they are acquired.
Linguistics offers an understanding of how
languages are structured and how languages
are used in communicative and interactional
Theory and Research in Teaching English to Speakers
of Other Languages (3)
Four semesters or the equivalent in one or more modern or classical languages other than one's native language are recommended.
For course descriptions and complete information on program requirements, please consult the Ball State University Undergraduate Catalog.
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