Undergraduate advising

Undergraduate Advising for Linguistics

Michael Ahland

Welcome to our Linguistics Undergrad Advising page!

My name is Dr. Michael Ahland, and I’m the Undergraduate Advisor for Linguistics.  For the Fall 2021 semester, most advising will be handeled via Zoom, beginning August 23:  

  • Mondays 
1:00pm-2:00pm  
  • Wednesdays
2:30pm-3:30pm  
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 
11:00am-12:00pm  (and by appointment)

Here’s a link to my Zoom Office for Advising

If you need to contact me, email is generally the fastest way: Michael.Ahland@csulb.edu.

We’re glad you’re here!  Looking forward to meeting each of you!


As an advisor, I can help with:

  • Declaring a major or minor in Linguistics
  • Advising for the TESOL minor
  • Questions about course planning and academic progress in LING BA, Option in Translation Studies, and Option in TESOL
  • Study abroad planning
  • Career preparation
  • Questions from prospective students

The links below are provided to assist students with course and program planning:

Other non-LING specific resources that may be helpful as you plan your courses: