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Linguistics

Department of Linguistics

Contact Information

College of Arts and Sciences
609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030

Phone: 716.645.2177
Fax: 716.645.3825
Web Address: linguistics.buffalo.edu
Jean-Pierre Koenig
Chair
Robert Hoeing
Director of Undergraduate Studies
rghoeing@buffalo.edu

Program Overview

Linguistics is the scientific study of the function and structure of language, and is concerned with language as a general aspect of human knowledge and behavior. The department offers three major tracks-Applied Linguistics, Language, Society, and Communication, and Language and Cognition. Two honors programs are also available. In addition, the department offers a joint major and a minor.

The Department of Linguistics offers courses in the following languages: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, German, Greek (Modern), Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, and Ukrainian.

Last updated: May 29, 2014 3:01 pm EST