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LING
Linguistics


LING 210IH THEORY AND METHODS IN LINGUISTICS

LING 301   HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

LING 238   THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF LANGUAGE

LING 338   LANGUAGE AND ENGLISH EDUCATION

LING 210IH THEORY AND METHODS IN LINGUISTICS
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- 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 THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF LANGUAGE
F 3 cr. LEC 3
-- 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
S alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: LING 210IH, or LING 238, or LING 338.
-- 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
F 3 cr. RCT 3
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.

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