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Doctoral Concentration in Linguistics

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Linguistics at UL

While studying linguistics at UL, you can select from a broad range of courses, including:

  • Semantics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Discourse analysis
  • First- and second-language acquisition.

UL’s nationally recognized Computer Science program, the Departments of Psychology, Modern Languages, and Communicative Disorders all offer courses that permit you to pursue a wide variety of interests and applications.

The Lafayette area, with native speakers of Cajun French and varieties of Creole French, provides a rich source of data if you are interested in dialectology, languages in contact, Creole studies, and other sociolinguistic phenomena.

Apply to Learn with Us

Applicants in lingustics should submit a critical writing sample to the graduate coordinator at englgrad@louisiana.eduFind more information on applying to the program here.