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Rita Parmar | Undergraduate Student Advisor | lingadv@sfu.ca | 778-782-5739 | RCB 9200

Drop-in advising:

Tuesday 2:30 - 4:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 & 2:30 - 4:00
Friday 10:00 - 12:00
or by appointment
RCB 9200

 

 

 

                 
                 

 

PLAN TO DECLARE A LINGUISTICS MAJOR, EXTENDED MINOR, OR MINOR PROGRAM?

You must have completed:

  • LING 220-3 Introduction to Linguistics with a minimum C+ grade.
  • have a CGPA of at least 2.25 at program declaration.
  • Continuation Requirements (for students approved Fall 2012 or later): After a student has completed 60 units, a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of not less than 2.25 is required for continuance in the major/minor/extended minor/Certificate in the Linguistics of Speech Science programs. Students whose CGPA falls below 2.25 cannot enrol in any upper division LING courses. After their CGPA is restored to 2.25, students must meet with the departmental advisor to redeclare into the program.

PLAN TO DECLARE THE CERTIFICATE IN THE LINGUISTICS OF SPEECH SCIENCE (CLSS) PROGRAM?

You must currently have a CGPA of at least 3.00.

  • No specific LING course is required for entry to the program.
  • Continuation Requirements: After a student has completed 60 units, a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of not less than 2.25 is required for continuance in the major/minor/extended minor/Certificate in the Linguistics of Speech Science programs. Students whose CGPA falls below 2.25 cannot enrol in any upper division LING courses. After their CGPA is restored to 2.25, students must meet with the departmental advisor to redeclare into the program.

PLAN TO APPLY TO THE CERTIFICATE IN TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (TESL) PROGRAM?

You must have completed:

  • LING 200-3 Introduction to the Description of English Grammar
  • LING 220-3 Introduction to Linguistics
  • an upper division course, preferably in linguistics, with a minimum C- grade

The Certificate in TESL Linguistics application form and semesterly application deadlines can be found here.

STUDENTS MUST BRING AN ADVISING TRANSCRIPT WHEN COMING TO SEE THE ADVISOR. 

-log in to go.sfu.ca
-locate the drop-down menu marked "other academic..."
-click the down arrow
-select "Advising Transcript" and click "go"
-select "both" and click "go"
-click "View PDF" 

You may need to click "refresh" to see the PDF, and you must have your pop-up blocker off to access the PDF.