African Languages Literatures and Linguistics Major

Description: A program that focuses on one or more of the languages native to the African continent, including, but not limited to, Bantu languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Niger-Congo languages, Khoisan languages, and the Chadic and Ethiopic languages of the Hamito-Semitic language family. Includes instruction in philology, dialects, and oral and written literatures. Is African Languages Literatures and Linguistics the right major for you?
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African Languages Literatures and Linguistics Major

What Courses Do African Languages Literatures and Linguistics Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for African Languages Literatures and Linguistics majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anthropology
  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • Linguistics
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