Linguistics (LING)

Linguistics (LING)

LING 213  Introduction to Linguistics  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Introductory, descriptive study of language, including syntactic, morphological, phonological, semantic, and pragmatic analysis of language. Students will choose one other area of the discipline of study, such as psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, or language acquisition. (Formerly MLAN 213)

Offered: Resident

LING 280  Field Language Learning  3 Credit Hour(s)  

A course for learning how to learn a foreign language without a teacher; especially designed for international workers.

Offered: Resident

LING 300  Introduction to Cultural Anthropology  3 Credit Hour(s)  

A course designed to heighten awareness and understanding of our culturally diverse world, via the study of systems of human behavior for the purpose of improving understanding of, and relations between, people. Several case studies will be used to illustrate these systems. (Formerly MLAN 300)

Offered: Resident

LING 301  Introduction to Linguistics  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Introductory, descriptive study of language, including syntactic, morphological, phonological, semantic, and pragmatic analysis of language. Students will choose one other area of the discipline of study, such as psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, or language acquisition. (Formerly LING 213)

Offered: Resident and Online

LING 305  Linguistic Analysis  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: LING 301

In this course, students will learn how to analyze linguistic data in the fields of phonology, morphology, and syntax, through problem sets drawn from a wide variety of world languages.

Offered: Resident

LING 451  Phonetics and Phonology  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: LING 301 and LING 305

This course concerns the analysis and voice production of sound systems that compose individual human languages. The purpose is to equip students to analyze and describe in phonological terms the inherent sound patterns and systematic variations that make up comprehensible speech.

Offered: Resident

LING 452  Morphology and Syntax  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: (MLAN 305 or LING 305) and LING 301

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to morphological/syntactic theory and analysis. It requires students to formulate hypotheses and test them against data from English and other languages.

Offered: Resident

LING 453  World Languages  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: LING 301

This course is a study of the phonology, morphology, and syntax of a selection of world languages which illustrate both the similarities and the differences among languages. Syntactic and morphological features will be observed in terms of their typological implications and the question of language universals.

Offered: Resident and Online

LING 495  Directed Research  1-3 Credit Hour(s)  

Students who qualify will pursue studies of a particular interest as approved and supervised by the instructor. Must apply semester prior to completing internship.

Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior status

Offered: Resident

LING 497  Seminar  3 Credit Hour(s)  
LING 499  Internship in Linguistics  3-6 Credit Hour(s)  

Professional-supervised experience in first-hand internship opportunities in Linguistics. Applications are processed through the department Faculty Intern Advisor. Applicants must apply the semester prior to starting the internship.

Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior status, 3:00 GPA, two courses in minor above 200 level

Offered: Resident

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