A degree in linguistics
Linguistics is devoted to the scientific study of language structure and use. Wayne State's Linguistics Program offers an interdisciplinary approach to the field, allowing students to explore a wide range of topics and issues in language research.
Linguistics student discovers personal connection to rare language
Mardheya Alsamadani took Linguistic Field Methods (LIN 6720) with nine other students. When she went home to Saudi Arabia over the winter break, she discovered that her mother and her mother's sisters, immigrants to Saudi Arabia from Indonesia in childhood, spoke Palembang natively.