Rita Parmar | Undergraduate Student Advisor

DROP-IN HOURS:

TUES., 2:30 - 4:00 PM

WED., 10:00 - 12:00 PM and 2:30 - 4:00 PM

FRI., 10:00 - 12:00 PM

ADVISOR WILL BE AWAY THE MORNING OF WED., NOVEMBER 28

lingadv@sfu.ca | 778-782-5739 | RCB 9200

Planning your first year at SFU?

We have created a handout that provides all of the information you need when planning your first year—a Linguistics program planner, a sample first year course plan, and a description of all the general interest courses that you can take as electives in your first year and beyond. 

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

***** EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 *****

ALL NEW PROGRAM STUDENTS MUST:

·      complete LING 220 with a minimum C+ grade

·      have a CGPA of at least 2.40

·      For program approval, you MUST meet in-person with the Undergraduate Student Advisor. Please bring a printed advising transcript in term and subject order when you meet with the Advisor. You may set up an appointment at lingadv@sfu.ca

CURRENT STUDENTS OR NEW PROGRAM APPROVALS UNTIL AUGUST 31, 2018:

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

(Declaration Fall 2018 or later)

You must have completed:

  • LING 220-3 Introduction to Linguistics with a minimum C+ grade.
  • have a CGPA of at least 2.40 at program declaration.
  • Continuation Requirements (for students approved Fall 2018 or later): After a student has completed 60 units, a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of not less than 2.40 is required for continuance in the major/minor/extended minor/Certificate in the Linguistics of Speech Science programs. Students whose CGPA falls below 2.40 cannot enrol in any upper division LING courses. After their CGPA is restored to 2.40, students must meet with the departmental advisor to redeclare into the program.

 

(Declaration before Fall 2018)

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 up to Summer 2018): 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.

(Declaration before Fall 2018)

  • 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.
(Declaration Fall 2018 or later: CGPA of at least 2.40)
 

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.

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