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ERIC Number: ED292314
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Dec
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Using Existing Resources To Develop an Undergraduate Linguistics Major. Linguistics in the Undergraduate Curriculum, Appendix 3.
Ohala, Manjari; Zwicky, Arnold
Issues in the development of an undergraduate linguistics major are discussed for linguists wanting to initiate such a major at their institution. The discussion, which assumes the pre-existence of service courses in linguistics, addresses administrators' questions and concerns in deciding whether to implement a major program, including: the objectives of such a program other than preparing students for advanced study in linguistics; the program's administrative status; resources required for initiating a major (courses and faculty, crosslisting of courses for graduate and undergraduate credit, library resources, equipment, and other specialized material); and differences between the proposed degree program and other similar programs offered in the geographic vicinity. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Linguistic Society of America, Washington, DC.
Note: In: Langendoen, D. Terence, Ed., Linguistics in the Undergraduate Curriculum: Final Report; see FL 017 227.