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Why study Linguistics BA - Language and Cognition Concentration at UB?

The Language and Cognition track prepares students for careers and advanced training in linguistics, cognitive science, language education, child development, and adult language disorders. It is designed for students interested in exploring the interface between language structure and use and human cognition. Courses focus on the acquisition of language, language production and comprehension, the construction and conveyance of meaning, and the representation of language in the mind.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all requirements, the student will have knowledge of:

  • Core concepts: Students will comprehend the core concepts of linguistics, as well as the basic literature that assumes such concepts.
  • Cognitive/social aspects of language: Students will achieve an awareness of language in its broader cognitive and social context.
  • Language diversity awareness: Students will develop an awareness of linguistic diversity and variability.
  • Critical thinking: Students will master the ability to construct arguments for choosing between alternative analyses of linguistic phenomena and to identify relevant data bearing on the analyses.
  • Problem solving: Students will be able to analyze linguistic data from English or other languages and to construct descriptions of particular linguistic phenomena in particular languages.
  • Communication skills: Students will attain the skills necessary to prepare written and oral presentations on linguistic topics.

Career Outlook

Students completing a BA have gone on to law school, medical school, speech and hearing sciences, library sciences, as well as done graduate work within theoretical and applied linguistics. They have also found employment teaching English in countries such as France, Thailand, Korea, Japan, and China and in the fields of publishing, literacy development, marketing, public service organizations, and language technology. Careers open to students with linguistics degrees include:

  • Computational linguistics
  • Editing
  • Educational policy
  • English as a second language instruction
  • Foreign service
  • Journalism
  • Language teaching
  • Law
  • Law Enforcement
  • Multicultural services
  • Translation and interpretation

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College of Arts and Sciences

Pilihan kuliah

Purna Waktu (4 tahun)

Biaya kuliah
US$24.740,00 (Rp 353.428.571) per tahun
Batas akhir pendaftaran

Direncanakan February, November 2022

Tanggal mulai

Direncanakan Agustus 2022

Tempat

University at Buffalo, The State University Of New York

12 Capen Hall,

BUFFALO,

New York,

14260, United States

Persyaratan masuk

Untuk mahasiswa dari Amerika Serikat

Admission to UB’s freshman class is selective and is based in part on the quality of your secondary school academic record and the number of spaces available in the class. You should feel confident applying to UB if you have an above-average academic record and have taken challenging courses in high school to help prepare you to be successful at university. UB uses a 4.0 grading scale and we expect students applying here to have the equivalent of a 3.0 on that scale. That is the same as a grade of B or 83 on a 100-point scale.

Untuk mahasiswa internasional

Admission to UB’s freshman class is selective and is based in part on the quality of your secondary school academic record and the number of spaces available in the class.

You should feel confident applying to UB if you have an above-average academic record and have taken challenging courses in high school to help prepare you to be successful at university.

UB uses a 4.0 grading scale and we expect students applying here to have the equivalent of a 3.0 on that scale. That is the same as a grade of B or 83 on a 100-point scale.

Our admissions counselors are experts in the many education systems around the world. They know how to compare your country’s grading scale to the one we use here at UB.

English Language Requirements:

The minimum score of TOEFL IBT is 70, the minimum score TOEFL PBT is 523, the minimum score of IELTS is 6.0, the minimum score of PTE is 50, the minimum score of ACT (English and Reading) is 18, the minimum score of SAT I Critical Reading (Old Version) is 450 and the minimum score of SAT I ERWS (New Version) is 500.

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