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Academic Programs

The Department of Linguistics offers undergraduate (BA Linguistics) and graduate programs (MA and PhD in Linguistics).

Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics

The undergraduate degree program has three curricula: Plan A (Linguistics), Plan B (Linguistics and Bahasa Indonesia/Malaysia) and Plan C (Linguistics and East Asian Language). The students are allowed to choose from these curricula. Plans B and C are like double major courses. Aside from taking all the major linguistics courses, students are also required to take Asian language courses of their choice (Bahasa Indonesia/Malaysia, Japanese or Chinese). General Education subjects requirement are taken in the freshman and sophomore years.

The following are the undergraduate, graduate, and GE (General Education) courses offered at the Department of Linguistics UP Diliman.

GE Course

Linggwistiks 1 Ikaw at ang Wika Mo

UNDERGRADUATE

Linguistics 110
INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Principles and methods used in the scientific study of language.

Linguistics 115
LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS. 3 units.
Synchronic and diachronic analysis of language.Prerequisite: Linguistics 110.

Linguistics 120
READING AND WRITING
LINGUISTIC RESEARCH. 3 units.
Articles and other readings in linguistics and writing of linguistic researches. Prereq: Ling. 110, 115.

Linguistics 121
LINGUISTIC SURVEY OF THE PHILIPPINES. 3 units.
Survey of Philippine languages and dialects. Prereq: Ling. 110.

Linguistics 125
INTRODUCTION TO FIELD METHODS. 3 units.
Techniques and methods in informant work; practice in dealing with the actual speech of native speakers of unfamiliar languages. Prereq: Ling. 110.

Linguistics 130
STRUCTURE OF A PHILIPPINE LANGUAGE. 3 units.
Prereq: Ling. 110.

Linguistics 132
STRUCTURE OF BAHASA INDONESIA/MALAYSIA. 3 units.
Prereq: Ling. 130.

Linguistics 136
STRUCTURE OF THE JAPANESE LANGUAGE. 3 units.
Prereq: Ling 130.

Linguistics 138
STRUCTURE OF THE CHINESE LANGUAGE. 3 units.
Prereq: Ling. 130.

Linguistics 140
INTRODUCTION TO GRAMMATICAL THEORIES. 3 units.
Prereq: Ling. 130.

Linguistics 150
THE AUSTRONESIAN LANGUAGE FAMILY. 3 units.
An introductory survey of the Austronesian family of languages; the position of Philippine languages within this language family. Prereq: Ling. 110.

Linguistics 165
PHONOLOGICAL AND MORPHOLOGICAL
COMPARISON OF PHILIPPINE LANGUAGES. 3 units.
Prereq: Ling. 110.

Linguistics 166
SYNTACTIC AND SEMANTIC
COMPARISON OF PHILIPPINE LANGUAGES. 3 units.
Prereq: Ling. 110.

Linguistics 170
INTRODUCTION TO ETHNOLINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Language as a product and record of culture; linguistic methods and theories used in anthropology. Prereq: Ling. 110; Anthro. 1.

Linguistics 180
LANGUAGE PROBLEMS IN THE PHILIPPINES. 3 units.
The multilingual situation and related problems in educational policies, the National Language Movement, and some other socio-cultural matters. Prereq: Ling. 110.

Linguistics 190
LANGUAGE STRUCTURES. 3 units.
Phonological and Grammatical structures of selected languages of the world. Prereq: Ling. 115.

Linguistics 199
RESEARCH METHODS IN LINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Prereq: 12 units of linguistics.

Graduate

Linguistics 201
THE SCIENCE OF LINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Synchronic and diachronic methods in the study of language.

Linguistics 204
PHONOLOGY. 3 units.
Distributional and distinctive features analysis; principles of generative phonology.

Linguistics 206
GRAMMATICAL ANALYSIS I. 3 units.
Methods in grammatical analysis; problems showing these.

Linguistics 207
GRAMMATICAL ANALYSIS II. 3 units.
Continuation of Ling. 206.

Linguistics 213
DIACHRONIC LINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Methods and techniques in the study of the history of language and application of these methods in selected groups of Philippine languages and other languages of the world.

Linguistics 214
PROTO-PHILIPPINES
AND PROTO-AUSTRONESIAN. 3 units.
A comparative study of languages in the Philippines and Austronesia to know the changes in their structure. Prereq: Ling 213.

Linguistics 225
FIELD METHODS IN LINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Eliciting of language data from an informant and its analysis. Prereq: Ling. 206.

Linguistics 230
GRAMMATICAL THEORIES. 3 units.

Linguistics 240
SEMANTICS. 3 units.
The method of linguistics in the study of meaning. Linguistic meaning of words and grammatical construction; its equivalent in translation. Prereq: Ling. 207.

Linguistics 241
LINGUISTICS AND TRANSLATION. 3 units.
The Linguistic approach in the study of word meanings and grammatical constructions; its equivalent in translation.

Linguistics 245
LEXICOGRAPHY. 3 units.
Prereq: Ling. 240.

Linguistics 250
SOCIOLINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Variation of language and society based on its interaction with each other and the problems of multilingual societies.

Linguistics 260
PSYCHOLINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Selected topics in the psychology of language with emphasis on linguistic theories in the study of acquisition, maturation and function of language skills. Prereq: Introductory course in linguistics and the psychology of language/COI.

Linguistics 270
ETHNOLINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Relation of linguistic and non-linguistic cultural behavior. Methodological and theoretical issues concerning the scientific approach in the study of behavior learned in society or patterned by culture. Prereq: Ling. 170/Anthro 170/COI.

Linguistics 290
CURRENT TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Prereq: Ling. 207/COI.

Linguistics 299
SEMINAR IN LINGUISTICS. 3 units.

Linguistics 300
MASTER’S THESIS. 6 units.

Linguistics 301
HISTORY OF LINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Development in the study of language from the beginning to the 20th century. Prereq: COI.

Linguistics 335
TRANSFORMATIONAL THEORIES. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

Linguistics 386
SEMINAR: LINGUISTICS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

Linguistics 396
SEMINAR: GRAMMATICAL THEORIES. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

Linguistics 399
RESEARCH. 3 units.

Linguistics 400
Ph.D. DISSERTATION.

Philippine Linguistics

Phil. Ling. 271
LINGUISTICS AND FOLKLORE. 3 units.
Collection and analysis of texts in folklore. Prereq: COI.

Phil. Ling. 280
STRUCTURE OF A PHILIPPINE LANGUAGE. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

Phil. Ling. 285
STRUCTURAL COMPARISON OF PHILIPPINE LANGUAGES. 3 units.
Prereq: Phil. Ling. 280/COI.

Phil. Ling. 302
HISTORY OF LINGUISTICS IN THE PHILIPPINES. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

Phil. Ling. 345
LEXICOGRAPHY IN THE PHILIPPINES. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

Phil. Ling. 346
GRAMMATICAL ANALYSIS OF PHILIPPINE LANGUAGES. 3 units.
Prereq. COI.

Phil. Ling. 360
PSYCHOLINGUISTICS IN THE PHILIPPINES. 3 units.

Phil. Ling. 365
DIACHRONIC COMPARISON OF PHILIPPINE LANGUAGES. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

Phil. Ling. 366
TYPOLOGICAL COMPARISON OF PHILIPPINE LANGUAGES. 3 units.
Continuation of Phil. ling. 365.

Phil. Ling. 370
SOCIOLINGUISTICS IN THE PHILIPPINES. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

Phil. Ling. 375
ETHNOLINGUISTICS IN THE PHILIPPINES. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

Phil. Ling. 380
DIALECTOLOGY IN THE PHILIPPINES. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

Phil. Ling. 385
PHILIPPINE LANGUAGES SUBGROUPINGS. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

Phil. Ling. 390
SELECTED PROBLEMS IN PHILIPPINE LINGUISTICS. 3 units.
Prereq: COI.

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26th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics SocietyMay 26th, 2016
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