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Linguistics is the scientific study of language.  This broad field has undergone huge change since the 1960's due to Noam Chomsky's theoretical work.  Linguistics courses are very popular in the Monterey area, "the Language Capital of the World."

If you have an interest in language, then linguistics is for you!

Please see the MPC Schedule of Classes for a listing of linguistics courses currently offered on campus or online.  For more information about linguistics at MPC, contact Richard Abend: or call (831) 646-4112 

All Linguistics classes are offered ONLINE.

An Associate Degree in Linguistics as well as a Certificate of Training in Linguistics are awarded to students who complete the required courses and program of study. Please visit the Linguistic Degrees & Certificates page.


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