Linguistics

LINGUISTICS 101: HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN LANGUAGES (HSC)

Fall, Spring. Credit, three hours. An historical examination of the various languages and dialects used in American society and the development of an American identity through language use and language policy.

LINGUISTICS 201: FOUNDATIONS OF LINGUISTICS (HSC)

On Demand. Credit, four hours. This course introduces students to the foundations of linguistics, including syntax, phonology, morphology, orthography, language acquisition, language processing, neurolinguistics, and sociolinguistics.

LINGUISTICS 212: STRUCTURE OF HUMAN LANGUAGE (HSC)

On Demand. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: LING 201 or ANT 203 or equivalent transfer credit. This course investigates word formation (morphology) and sentence structure (syntax) in the world's languages.

LINGUISTICS 318: SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION (HSC)

On Demand. Credit, three hours. This course is an introduction to second language acquisition (SLA) which seeks to understand the linguistic, psychological, and social processes that underlie the learning and use of additional language(s).

LINGUISTICS 340: TOPICS IN SOCIOLINGUISTICS (HSC)

On Demand. Credit, four hours. This course offers an overview of sociolinguistics, the study of how linguistic forms and use vary along social, geographic, temporal, and situational variables. Topics may include language variation, multilingualism, language change, identity, and language policy / planning.

LINGUISTICS 360: THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (HSC)

On Demand. Credit, four hours. Students learn the grammatical structures of the English language and how those structures have been used differently depending on time, register, and dialect.

LINGUISTICS 397R: DIRECTED STUDY IN LINGUISTICS

On Demand. Credit, one to four hours. This course gives undergraduate students the opportunity to follow a reading plan and/or conduct empirical research under the direction of a faculty member.