Department of Linguistics

Minor in Wabanaki Languages

The minor in Wabanaki Languages is intended for students who are interested in Wabanaki languages, their linguistic structure, and their revitalization.

Total number of credits required for the minor: 22

Required Coursework

Note: Some of these courses have prerequisites; see course descriptions.

Four Wabanaki language courses at any level
     Examples:
     LAN 101, 102, 201, 202 in Passamaquoddy/Wolastoqey
     or
     LAN 101, 102 in Passamaquoddy/Wolastoqey and LAN 101, 102 in Abenaki
     or
     LAN 101, 102, 201 in Passamaquoddy/Wolastoqey and LAN 101 in Abenaki

Choose two of the following:
Additional Wabanaki language courses (one or two courses)
LIN 185 Language, Mind, and Society: An Introduction to Linguistics
LIN 311 Phonetics
LIN 312 Phonology and Morphology

Elective requirements can be met by other Wabanaki-related courses. Students should discuss this option with their advisor.

Note: Students majoring in general Linguistics or in Linguistics with a concentration in Speech and Language Science may complete the Wabanaki Languages minor, but need to complete at least three courses in the minor that do not overlap with requirements for the major.