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