Program Type:
  • Concentration

The Linguistics Concentration is open to any student regardless of major. Courses include training in the deductive techniques that linguists use to figure out the structures underlying natural language systems. Student can apply these principles to learning or analyzing any human language, making this area of study broadly relevant to all students engaged in the study of any modern or classical language.

Program Director

Jason Haugen

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Why Study Linguistics at Oberlin?

Variety of Courses
Associated Faculty
Study Away Programs

Sample Courses

  • ANTH 202 - Fundamentals of Linguistics 4 credits
  • CSCI 333 - Natural Language Processing 4 credits
  • CMPL 350 - Translation Workshop 4 credits
  • PSYC 450 - Seminar in Language and Thought 4 credits