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  • Apr 20, 2012
  • 01:35 AM

Linguists grapple with lack of formal major, a blessing and a curse

Elizabeth Sun / CU Columbia Spectator
Columbia is one of only two Ivy League schools, along with Princeton, that does not offer a linguistics major, although undergraduate interest in the field has been growing. Columbia’s program has been suspended since 1991, but students can petition for an independent major in linguistics or graduate with a special concentration in the discipline.

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