Students in Ling 101 working on their problem sets
Ling 101 students work on problem sets. Photo credit: Gabrielle Mistretta

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 subject heading “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 courses with subject heading “Linguistics.”

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

Class Schedules: See our Upcoming Course Schedule for a tentative list of linguistics-content courses to be offered in current and upcoming semesters. Class section and registration information can be found in UW-Madison’s Course Search App.