Undergraduate Studies

The Linguistics Department offers a comprehensive BA covering all of the major areas of Linguistics, including courses in Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, and Semantics, as well as courses in Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, and Language Documentation. If you would like more information about what linguistics is click here.

Professional linguists usually have PhDs and work in academia or in IT. However, there are many career directions you can pursue with a B.A. in Linguistics. Some of the career paths open to students with a Bachelor Degree majoring in Linguistics include careers related to communications, professional degrees and related fields in graduate research. If you would like more information about what sort of careers are available, click here.

Associate Chair - Undergraduate Studies

The Department of Linguistics Associate Chair - Undergraduate Studies is available to advise you with issues related to your program that can not be dealt with via BearTracks, the Office of the Dean of Students, or the Student Connect in the registrars office, or to provide you with information about the Linguistics program that is not found on this website or in the Course Requirements and Course Listings sections of the University Calendar. The Associate Chair - Undergraduate Studies is:

Professor Juhani Järvikivi
Office: Assiniboia Hall 4-55
Phone: 492-5697
E-mail: lingugr@ualberta.ca
Office hours: by appointment