The Department of Linguistics offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in both General Linguistics and Romance Linguistics, as well as minors in General Linguistics and American Sign Language.
Requirements and Application Instructions
- Linguistics Major
- Linguistics Minor
- American Sign Language Minor
- Romance Linguistics Major
- Honors Program in Linguistics
Additional Information for Current Students
- What is Linguistics?
- Course Offerings
- Undergraduate Advising
- Learning Goals for Majors
- Guidelines for Writing Papers
- Research Opportunities
- Resources and Facilities
- Frequently Asked Questions
Linguistic Society at the University of Washington (LSUW)
Linguistics majors are automatic members of the Linguistic Society at the University of Washington (LSUW), an organization consisting of undergraduate and graduate majors in linguistics. LSUW activities include: organization of colloquia by local and visiting faculty and students, publication of a departmental newsletter, occasional publication of the UW Working Papers in Linguistics, organization of social events, etc. LSUW meetings are quarterly or more frequent. Colloquia are usually held on Friday afternoons during Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters. Linguistics majors may sign up to tutor students in introductory linguistics classes. See the undergraduate adviser if you are interested.