College of Letters & Science


Students in Ling 101 working on their problem sets

Language Sciences offers coursework in a wide variety of areas, including linguistic theory, language acquisition, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, historical and sociolinguistics, and others.

Courses with linguistics content are offered from within Language Sciences itself (with course code "Linguistics"), and in a variety of other departments across campus, including Psychology, Communication Sciences & Disorders, English, and the various language departments.

Within Language Sciences: See the Linguistics Course page and the UW-Madison Guide for information about Linguistics courses listed within Language Sciences.

Other Departments: See the Electives in Linguistics page for a sampling of linguistics-content courses in departments across campus. Students are eligible to take linguistics courses from any of these sources.

See the Upcoming Course Schedule for a tentative list of linguistics-content courses to be offered in upcoming semesters. Class section and registration information can be found in the UW-Madison Course Guide.