2018-2019 Catalog

LING - Linguistics Courses

LING 145 Fundamentals of Language

An introduction to the study of language: its acquisition, nature, development, structure, variation, change, and relation to society.

Credits
3

Prerequisites

ENGL 1A and ENGL 1B.

LING 147 Modern American English

This course provides a broad perspective within which to understand Modern American English. It includes the history of the English language, the structure and development of present day English in the United States, and the different language varieties that are present in "Modern American English."

Credits
3

Prerequisites

ENGL 1A and ENGL 1B.

Cross Listed Courses

ENGL 116

LING 154 Sociolinguistics

An introductory survey of issues relating to language and its social context. The course includes topics on language variation, bilingualism and code switching, politeness, language and gender, and language and power.

Credits
3

Prerequisites

ENGL 1A and ENGL 1B.

LING 245 Fundamentals of Language

An introduction to the study of language: its acquisition, nature, development, structure, variation, change, and relation to society, to education, and to communicative competence.

Credits
3

LING 247 Modern American English

This course provides a broad perspective within which to understand Modern American English. It includes the history of the English language, the structure and development of present day English in the United States, and the different language varieties that are present in "Modern American English."

Credits
3

LING 254 Sociolinguistics

An introductory survey of issues relating to language and its social context. The course includes topics on language variation, bilingualism and code switching politeness, language and gender, and language and power.

Credits
3