Linguistics (LING)

210. Introduction to Linguistics (3) (F, W, S) Introduction to the study of language; its structure, acquisition, history, variability, and neurological basis. This course is a prerequisite for LING 260, 321, 331 and 423. (Prerequisite: ENGL 101.)

260. Phonology (3) (F, W) An examination of the elements of phonetics and phonology that impact English pronunciation—vowels, consonants, stress, rhythm, intonation—with application to teaching and learning situations. (Prerequisite: LING 210 or consent of instructor.)

321. English Grammar (3) (W) Historical review of the role and approaches of grammar instruction in the second language classroom, coupled with an overview of the major syntactic patterns of English. (Prerequisites: LING 210 and TESOL 377.)

331. Sociolinguistics (3) (W, S) Language in relation to society: language communities (bilingualism, language shift, code-switching); the relationship between thought, language, and culture; and the politics and impact of English language teaching worldwide. (Prerequisite: LING 210 or consent of instructor.)

383. Peace Linguistics (3) (W) An examination of the languages of peace and of conflict, from an applied linguistics perspective, analyzing and creating written and spoken texts, to identify recurring patterns and themes. (Prerequisite: LING 210)

390R. Special Topics in Linguistics (1-3) (W) (Prerequisite: Department consent.)

423. Language Acquisition (3) (F) An examination of psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic aspects of first and second language learning and of the research regarding second language education. (Prerequisites: LING 210 and TESOL 377.)

496R. Student Research (1-3) (F, W, S)