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Undergraduate Programme 

Level 100: First Semester

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
UGRC 110 Academic Writing 3
UGRC 120 Numeracy Skills 3
UGRC 130 Understanding Human Societies 3
UGRC 140 Science and Technology In Our Lives 3
UGRC 150 Critical Thinking and Practical Reasoning 3
LNGS 101 Introduction to Linguistics 3
Other Subjects 2 Courses from other 2 assigned departments 3
  Minimum Credit Required 15
  NOTE: Students May Choose Any 2 of the University Required Course for 6 Credits  

 

Level 100: Second Semester

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
UGRC 110 Academic Writing 1 3
UGRC 120 Numeracy Skills 3
UGRC 130 Understanding Human Societies 3
UGRC 140 Science and Technology In Our Lives 3
UGRC 150 Critical Thinking and Practical Reasoning 3
LNGS 102 Structure of English Words 3
Other Subjects 2 Courses from other 2 assigned departments 3
  Minimum Credit Required 15
  NOTE: Students May Choose Any 2 of the University Required Course for 6 Credits  

 

Level 200: First Semester

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
UGRC 210 Academic Writing II 3
UGRC 220-238* Introduction to African Studies 3
LNGS 201 Phonetics 3
LNGS 203 Morphology 3
Other Subjects 2 Courses from other 1 assigned departments 6
  Minimum Credit Required 15
  NOTE: Students may choose either UGRC 210 or UGRC 220-238*  

 

Level 200: Second Semester

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
UGRC 220-238* Introduction to African Studies 3
LNGS 202 Introduction to Syntax 3
LNGS 204 Languages In Ghana 3
Other Subjects 2 Courses from other 1 assigned departments 6
  Minimum Credit Required 15
  NOTE: Student may choose either UGRC 210 or UGCR 220-238*  

 

Level 300: First Semester

A linguistics Major student must take at least 24 credits by the end of the year. This should be made up of TWO core courses and any TWO electives offered in each semester.

A combined Linguistics student must take at least 15 credits by the end of the year. This should be made up of TWO core courses and any ONE elective offered in each semester. A minor linguistics student must take at least 6 credits by the end of the year.

This should be made up of ONE core course per semester (LNGS 301 and LNGS 302). Such a student cannot purse Linguistics at Level 400

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
LNGS 301 Introduction to Phonology 3
LNGS 303 Phonetics and Phonology of a Ghanaian language 3
LNGS 305* Phonetics and Phonology of English 3
  Any TWO elective courses 6
Other Subjects Any ONE course from the other assigned department 3
  Minimum Credit Required 15
  * For those whose languages are not taught as LNGS 303. *This should not be taken by students from the English Department  

 

Level 300: Second Semester

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
LNGS 302 Syntax I 3
LNGS 304 Morphology and Syntax of a Ghanaian Language 3
LNGS 306* Morphology and Syntax of English 3
  Any TWO elective courses 6
Other Subjects Any ONE course from the other assigned department 3
  Minimum Credit Required 15
  *For those whose languages are not taught at LNGS 304  

 

Level 400: First Semester

A Linguistics Major student must take at least 30 credits by the end of the year. This should be made up of TWO core courses in the first and second semester plus any THREE electives in each semester. A student who offers to write a LONG ESSAY (6 CREDITS) may take the TWO core courses and at least ONE elective in the second semester in addition to the Long Essay.

A Combined Linguistics student must take at least 15 credits by the end of the year. This should be made up of TWO cores plus ONE elective in the first semester and TWO cores in the second semester.

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
LNGS 401 Phonological Theory 3
LNGS 403 Syntax II 3
  Any THREE Elective Courses 9
  Minimum Credit Required 15

 

Level 400: Second Semester

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
LNGS 402 Semantics 3
LNGS 404 Morphological Theory 3
  Any THREE Elective Courses 9
  Minimum Credit Required 15
  NOTE: A student who decides to write LNGS 400: Long Essay (6 credits) has to take the core courses (LNGS 402 , LNGS 404 ) and any ONE elective