Frequently Asked Questions
LIN 405 is offered in the Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. It is usually taken in a LIN major’s last semester. To take this course, you need a linguistics paper you have written previously.
You only need permission during the going Fall and Spring academic semesters.
Stony Brook does not have a bachelors in SLP or Communication Science Disorders, but several linguistics electives help students satisfy prerequisites they need to apply to Masters level SLP programs.
Summer session courses are determined early in Spring term. About mid-February, students can check online <search: SBU Summer session year>. The undergraduate director can confirm which courses are usually offered.
There are three required courses for the linguistics minor. Then, you must take three additional linguistics courses, of which 2 must be upper-division. You can find further information in the Stony Brook Undergraduate Bulletin at https://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/bulletin/current/academicprograms/lin/degreesandrequirements.php.
You can change/add a major or minor on Stony Brook’s Solar system website under: Student Records and Registration > Enrollment > Undergraduate Major/Minor Form. Dates the form is available can be found here.
Applications for BATESOL can be submitted anytime after consultation with the Director of TESOL Teacher Preparation and Certification and the Undergraduate Program Director. Applications are normally processed after they are complete. If a student needs to demonstrate completion of required courses or achievement of the gpa threshold, the application will be held until the current terms grades are in. For more information, go here.
No, you are only allowed to take a course after you have completed the prerequisite.
Yes Linguistics has an Honor’s program. Honor’s students do an independent project, with a faculty advisor, for two semesters, and present their results to a small committee of faculty. There is also a gpa requirement. For more information, go here.