Academic Programs

Explore UNT Linguistics academic programs which provide training in cores areas of linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics) with a focus on our research interests:

  • Computational Linguistics – The study of techniques for computationally processing language at all levels of linguistic structure.
  • Language Documentation – The study of language loss, methods of language documentation, and requirements for language stabilization and revitalization.
  • Language Acquisition – The study of how languages are acquired and learned either as a first or additional language. The Teaching of English as a Second Language. The Teaching of Low Resource Languages.
  • Sociolinguistics – The study of how language establishes social relationships and reflects social processes, the purposes for which language is used, the sources of linguistic variation, the mechanisms of linguistic change, and how change spreads through a speech community.