2021-2022 Pitzer Catalog 
    May 30, 2023  
2021-2022 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Linguistics Major

Requirements for the Major

Students majoring in linguistics are required to study three of the four core divisions of the field (Phonetics/Phonology, Syntax, Semantics and/or Sociolinguistics) and in addition to take a range of courses dealing with the variety of languages and variation within a language. There is also a cognitive science major offered through Pomona College. For more information see the online catalog for the Linguistics and Cognitive Science Department at Pomona. Majors are required to take:

*Note: In the 5-College Course Schedule, Linguistics courses are listed as “LGCS” (Linguistics and Cognitive Science)

Linguistics Honors

Honors in the major are awarded when the student meets the required GPA for honors at their particular college and completes a thesis which the faculty judges to be of honors quality.