In light of the Covid-19 situation,  all UC Davis Fall 2020 courses will move to virtual instruction.  As a result, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions until further notice.  At this time, the preferred method of contact for departmental staff members is e-mail; please visit our administrative staff contact page for further information.


What can study of linguistics do for you? It can take you almost anywhere you want to go.

Careers in Linguistics

An undergraduate degree in linguistics is applicable to numerous career fields.

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Teaching in Public Schools

In California, most holders of a single-subject credential complete their subject matter coursework as part of their B.A. or B.S. degree program. A major in linguistics (or a minor for language teachers) covers the contents of Domain 2 (Language, Linguistics, and Literacy) of the English subject matter requirements.

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