You can learn the basic mechanics of language anywhere. Here at Calvin, you’ll explore every nook and cranny of human communication. In classes that are intentional about faith and learning, you will discover how language defines us, inspires us, and restores us. These insights can lead to careers in everything from politics to international business to speech pathology.
As a linguistics major, you’ll learn from internationally recognized scholars. Together, you can identify your career goals and discover classes, internships, and opportunities that will prepare you. You might edit Calvin’s student-led creative journal, study abroad in Britain or Ghana, or engage with leading thinkers at our renowned Festival of Faith & Writing.
Join the Festival of Faith and Writing
Every other year, leading writers and thinkers from around the world gather at the Festival of Faith & Writing. Learn how you can get involved.
Connect linguistics and speech pathology
If you’re interested in the mechanics of human speech, a linguistics major is an excellent path to a career in speech pathology and audiology. Learn more about Calvin’s speech pathology program.
You can afford a Calvin education.
You’ve heard a lot about the high cost of a university education. But a Calvin education is much more affordable than you think. Most Calvin students pay far below the sticker price—and graduate with less debt than you might expect.
A reputation for excellence.
There’s a reason Calvin gets top marks from U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and more. Calvin graduates are in demand at grad schools, med schools, and careers in every field.
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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