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. Check out the Linguistics Society of America.

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. Check out what careers are available.

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 Service Centre in the registrar's 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.

Contact Us

Professor Juhani Järvikivi
Office: Assiniboia Hall 4-55
Phone: 780-492-5697
Email: lingugr@ualberta.ca
Office hours: by appointment