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Minor in Applied Linguistics


The following courses, comprising the 16 credit hours necessary for a linguistics minor, are required:


LING 4302 - Principles of Articulatory and Acoustic Phonetics

LING 4303 - Principles of Phonological Analysis

LING 4350 - Language and Society

LING 4370 - Cultural Anthropology

LING 4410 - Principles of Grammatical Analysis

The same courses may be used for a concentration in Linguistics by students seeking a BAS in Interdisciplinary Studies. The professors simultaneously serve as faculty members of the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics and adjunct faculty of Dallas Baptist University.


Prior to applying for a Linguistics Minor, a student must complete:

  • ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I

  • ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II

  • and either ENGL 2301 - World Literature I or ENGL 2302 - World Literature II

  • as well as completing 60 semester hours while maintaining a GPA of 2.8 or higher. 

Program faculty contact:  Professor Beverly Powell,, 214-333-6899

For additional information on the Applied Linguistics program, see the Institute for Applied Linguistics page.

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University: DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.


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