Undergraduate study in Academic English Studies and Linguistics

What you can study in Academic English Studies and Linguistics

You will take Stage II courses in Academic English Studies (ACADENG) that are designed for students who speak English as an additional language.

If your English language skills are not advanced enough for Stage II ACADENG courses, you will need to take Stage I ACADENG courses before you begin this subject.

You will combine your study of academic English with the study of language structure (sounds, words, sentences and meaning). You will also study aspects of the theory of language teaching and learning.

Structuring your major in Academic English Studies and Linguistics

You can take a major in Academic English Studies and Linguistics as one of your two BA majors (a double major). You will need to pass at least 120 points (eight courses) towards each of your majors, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III.

If you first enrolled in a BA prior to 2018

  • For a single major you must pass at least 135 points, including at least 60 points above Stage II.
  • For a double major you must pass at least 120 points in each of two majors, including at least 45 points above Stage II in each major.
  • For a BA minor you must pass at least 90 points, including at least 60 points above Stage I.

Courses

Explore the undergraduate courses you can take as part of a major in Academic English Studies and Linguistics. You would normally take Stage I courses in your first year, Stage II in your second and Stage III in your third.

Required courses

You must pass the following courses as part of the Academic English Studies and Linguistics major:

  • ACADENG 210, LINGUIST 100, 200, 201 and 203

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying Academic English Studies and Linguistics, you can contact our Undergraduate Adviser.