Philosophy & Objectives of Linguistics


The philosophy of the Department is geared towards enabling man to discover, know and understand himself and his environment through the study of Linguistics.


The objectives of this programme are:

  1. To expose the students to the main principles, theories and practice of Linguistics.
  2. To train them to apply the knowledge and skills acquired to task and problems with particular reference to the language of their own environment.
  3. To equip them for effective performance in their chosen careers or for further studies in their chosen disciplines.