The Linguistics Program at Macalester offers interested students the option to complete a major or minor in the discipline. A major in linguistics is ideal for a liberal arts education, as it combines an in-depth study of the English language with thorough learning of a foreign language. The linguistics program also fosters the development of students' logical, analytical and argumentative abilities. As these skills are valuable assets in the workplace, a major in linguistics is an attractive option for students interested in a liberal arts education.


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