LING - Linguistics

Courses

LING 210IH. Intro to Language/Linguistics. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

Examines the nature and function of linguistic systems, the psychology of language, the relationship between language and culture, usage patterns, linguistic variety and change, and levels of linguistic analysis.

LING 238. Structure and Function of Language. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

Focused study of how meaning is made in the English language, primarily through grammar. From parts of speech to sentence construction, this course will assist students in evaluating literary writing styles as well as in improving their own.

LING 301. History of the English Language. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand.

PREREQUISITE: LING 210, or LING 238. Development of the English language from Old English to contemporary English, with focus on structure, phonology, dialects, and external influences. Readings in Old and Middle English.

LING 338. Language and English Education. 3 Credits. (3 Rct) F

PREREQUISITE: WRIT 101. Explores the various roles language has in secondary English pedagogy and policy. Special attention given to issues related to language diversity, language and identity, disclosure analysis, and socio-political functions of language.