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Linguistics Courses (LIN)

GE Core denotes General Education Core credit;
GE Marker
denotes General Education Marker credit;
CAR denotes College Additional Requirement credit.

Courses for Undergraduates

111 Introduction to Linguistics (3:3)

Introductory study of the science of language: principles of sound, meaning, structure, use, and the interactions of language and society. (Same as CCI 111 and ENG 111)

262 Sociolinguistics (3:3)

GE Core: GSB

Introduction to language in its sociocultural context. Topics covered: geographical and social dialects, language and identity, domains of language use, language attitudes, and the nature of multilingual societies. (Alt) (Same as ENG 262)

302 Second Language Acquisition (3:3)

Survey of language acquisition theories, including first and second language development issues; theoretical and pedagogical approaches to working with linguistically and culturally diverse learners. (Alt) (Same as ENG 302)

336 Language Change (3:3)

Pr. LIN 111, ENG 111, or ATY 387, or permission of instructor

What makes languages change and how does language change affect individuals and societies? Survey of the empirical study of language change, with insights drawn from linguistics, sociolinguistics, and anthropology. (Same as CCI 336)