Linguistics Degree at University of Kansas
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The linguistics degree program at University of Kansas 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.
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Students Enrolled in the Linguistics Program
Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Kansas has offered the following program levels for students:
- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Doctorate Degree
Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)
Students by Gender (2010-2011)
Students by Race (2010-2011)
Career Options for GraduatesUpon completion of the Linguistics program at University of Kansas, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
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
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).