LING - Linguistics Course Descriptions
LING 4000 Principles of Language Study 3-0-3
Prerequisite or co-requisite: ENGL 2060 or 2080, 2110 or 2110H, 2120 or 2120H, 2130 or 2130H. A study of the nature, structure, and diversity of language, including English phonology (sounds), morphology (word formation), syntax (sentence structure), and semantics (meaning) contrasted with features of other selected languages and applied to fields such as literary study, written communication, and language acquisition.
LING 4160 Language in Society 3-0-3
Prerequisite or co-requisite: ENGL 2060 or 2080, 2110 or 2110H, 2120 or 2120H, 2130 or 2130H. A study of the nature of language and its use in society, including psychological and sociocultural variables in conversation, language varieties, multilingualism, world Englishes, and the development of language policy.
For additional offerings in the Department of English, see English as a Second Language (ENSL), Creative Writing/Contemporary Literature (CWCL), Journalism (JOUR), and English (ENGL).