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Linguistics Degree at University of Georgia (UGA)

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Linguistics Degree

The linguistics degree program at University of Georgia offers students instruction on language and language groups, including how languages are developed and the relationship languages help foster, from a humanistic and scientific perspective. Students who graduate from the linguistics degree program may pursue careers in speech therapy, teaching, foreign language translation, and more. Courses include instruction in behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, morphology and syntax, and lexicography. Get more details below including other Georgia colleges that offer linguistics degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Linguistics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. UGA has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree19
    Master's Degree4
    Doctorate Degree2

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male7
    Female18

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian2
    Black3
    Hispanic1
    White16
    Unknown2

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Linguistics program at University of Georgia, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach languages and literature courses in languages other than English. Includes teachers of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Interpreters and Translators

  • Description:

    Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, interpreters and translators employment is expected to grow at a rate of 42.2% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Linguistics Programs in Georgia

Linguistics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Emory University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Linguistics (B)
  • Comparative Literature (B)
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Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

26 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Linguistics (B)
  • Language Interpretation and Translation (B)