Department of Linguistics
College of Arts and Sciences
609 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030
Web Address: linguistics.buffalo.edu
Linguistics is the scientific study of the function and structure of language, and is concerned with language as a general aspect of human knowledge and behavior. The department offers three major tracks-Applied Linguistics, Language, Society, and Communication,
and Language and Cognition. Two honors programs are also available. In addition, the department offers a joint major and a minor.
The Department of Linguistics currently offers courses in the following languages: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, German, Greek (Modern), Japanese, Korean, Polish, and Russian.