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Program Overview

The Linguistics Department at UK offers an undergraduate major, an undergraduate minor, a master’s degree program, and a PhD program. The undergraduate major and minor aim to give students an understanding of the core areas of descriptive linguistics, language in a historical and social context and the application of linguistic theory to various real world problems. The master’s program aims at an advanced understanding of linguistics in both a theoretical and typological perspective. In its scope the program is unique in the commonwealth of Kentucky and one of the most rigorous programs in the South East.