Linguistics (LING)

210. Introduction to Linguistics (3) (F, W, S) Introduction to the study of language; its structure, acquisition, history, variability, and neurological basis. (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 with a C+ or better)

321. English Syntax (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: TESOL 310)

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 with a C+ or better)

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. (Same as IPB 383) (Prerequisite: LING 210 with a C+ or better)

390R. Special Topics in Linguistics (1-3) (Variable) (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: TESOL 310)

496R. Student Research (1-3) (Variable) Supervised individual research for students who have been granted a student research associateship.