Language and the Mind | Mount Allison

Language and the Mind


Language and the Mind is the cross-disciplinary study of human language — combining studies in psychology, linguistics, and modern languages.

Overview

Language and the Mind is the cross-disciplinary study of human language — combining studies in psychology, linguistics, and modern languages.

The Language and the Mind minor studies the connections between human cognition, language processes, verbal and written language structures, and language acquisition.

Only available as a minor.

At a Glance

Degree options
Minor only

Curriculum

Language and the Mind at Mount Allison combines existing courses in psychology, linguistics, and modern languages.

Courses provide students with foundational skills and knowledge to prepare you for further education or professional training in a number of areas, including:

  • speech-language pathology
  • education
  • translation-interpretation
  • journalism
  • among others

Language and the Mind is available as a minor only (24 credits).

Not sure about the difference between a major, a minor, an honours, and a certificate?

Careers

Whether you're entering the job market or continuing your education, your Mount Allison degree will stand out.

Mount Allison has been recognized by Maclean's as the top primarily undergraduate university in Canada more times than any other university.

With experiential learning and career development opportunities available in every degree, you'll also graduate with hands-on learning and on-the-job experience.

Our graduates also boast extraordinarily high acceptance rates to top graduate programs and professional schools such as law and medicine.

 

Popular career paths in psychology include:

  • speech-language pathologist, audiologist, occupational therapist
  • social worker
  • health care administrator
  • human resources specialist
  • psychology counsellor

Popular career paths in modern languages include:

  • interpreter/translator
  • linguist
  • immigrant/refugee support
  • language consultant
  • border services

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Bachelor of Arts

Admission Requirements

Our admissions decisions are based on your academic record, leadership skills, a high level of commitment, and the potential for personal growth. The drop down menus below will help you find information on what pre-requisites are recommended for a Bachelor of Arts; however, a minor is Language and the Mind can be combined with any degree.

Academic Awards

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Mount A is #1 in scholarships and bursaries


Maclean’s ranks Mount Allison first in scholarships and bursaries, and second in the number of students who have won national academic awards. To date, 55 Mount Allison students have become Rhodes Scholars.

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