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Welcome Transfer Students!

Welcome to the Department of Linguistics at the University of Utah. We are excited to have you!

We have research opportunities, a linguistics club, and an annual student conference. Please meet with an advisor to help you plan your courses.

If you have a course from another university you think fulfills the requirements for one of our courses, please submit a course evaluation request.  Requests take about a month to process; you will be contacted when a decision is made.

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Learn how your credits transfer:

ASU Course

U of U Equivalent

SLC 201 Introduction to Linguistics LING 1200 Introduction to the Study of Language

 

BYU Course

U of U Equivalent

LING 201 Introduction to Linguistics LING 1200 Introduction to the Study of Language
LING 325 Theoretical Syntax LING 4020 Introduction to Syntax
LING 332 Semantics LING 5030 Semantics
LING 335 Pragmatics LING 5035 Pragmatics
LING 445 Introduction to Psycholinguistics LING 5060 Language and the Brain
LING 450 Introduction to Historical-Comparative Linguistics LING 4130 Introduction to Historical Linguistics
LING 452 Introduction to Sociolinguistics LING 4040 Introduction to Sociolinguistics
LING 542 Field Methods in Linguistics LING 5210 Field Methods
LING 545 Psycholinguistics LING 5190 Psycholinguistics
LING 581 Natural Language Processing LING 5300 Computational Linguistics

SLCC Course

U of U Equivalent

ENGL 1069 Bad Words & Taboo Terms LING 1069 Bad Words &Taboo Terms*
ENGL 1200 Intro to Linguistics LING 1200 Introduction to the Study of   Language*
ENGL 2030 Language and US Society LING 2030 Language in US Society
ENGL 2220 World Englishes LING 3220 World Englishes
ENGL 2475 Language Myths LING 3475 Language Myths

*only one intro course can count toward major

Students who begin their study of Linguistics at Salt Lake Community College will need to complete the following requirements in order to earn their BA in Linguistics at the University of Utah:

SLCC Track for the UofU Linguistics BA Major

36 CREDIT HOURS

Introduction to the Field
Take one of the following:

ENGL 1200: Introduction to Linguistics (3 credits)

OR

ENGL 1069: Bad Words and Taboo Terms (3 credits)

Electives
Take up to three of the following:

ENGL 2030: Language in US Society (3 credits)

ENGL 2220: World Englishes (3 credits)

ENGL 2475: Language Myths (3 credits)

U of U Continuing Education Course
Taken at SLCC prior to transfer to U of U:

LING 3510: Grammar and Stylistics (3 credits) 

Theoretical Foundations
Take both of the following:

LING 4010: Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology (3 credits)

LING 4020: Introduction to Syntax (3 credits)

Theoretical Depth
Take one of the following:

LING 5011: Intermediate Phonetics and Phonology (3 credits)

OR

LING 5021: Intermediate Syntax (3 credits)

Capstone

Take the following course:

LING 5900: Senior Capstone (3 credits)

Electives

Take at least three courses:

4000+ Level: At least 1 course (3 credits)

5000+ Level: At least 2 courses (6 credits)

 

Snow College Course

U of U Equivalent

ENGL 2660 Intro to Language Systems LING 1200 Introduction to the Study of Language
ENGL 2650 Language in Society LING 2030 Language in US Society
TESL 2660 Intro to Language Systems LING 1200 Introduction to the Study of Language

For TESOL students transferring from Snow College, LING 2030 can waive LING 3600 requirement

USU Course

U of U Equivalent

LING 2100 Languages in Society LING 4040 Sociolinguistics
LING 3100 Language in Context LING 4040 Sociolinguistics
LING 3200 Introduction to Linguistics LING 1200 Introduction to the Study of Language
LING 4100 The Study of Language LING 1200 Introduction to the Study of Language
ENGL 4200 Linguistic Structures LING 1200 Introduction to the Study of Language
ENGL 4210 History of the English Language LING 3066 Origins of English Words

UVU Course

U of U Equivalent

ENGL 3020 Modern English Grammars LING 3500 Introduction to English Grammar

Weber State Course

U of U Equivalent

ENGL 3010 Introduction to Linguistics LING 1200 Introduction to the Study of Language
ENGL 3030 Structure of English LING 3500 Introduction to English Grammar
ENGL 4450 ESL/Bilingual Assessment LING 5818 Second Language Test Design

Westminster Course

U of U Equivalent

ENGL 335 Englishes of the World: Accents and  Affects LING 3220 World Englishes

 

 

Last Updated: 12/9/21