Catalog course descriptions for all Linguistics courses

Course ID Title College Department Credit Hours Course Description Prerequisites and Corequisites
LING3000Human Language
AS
ENGL
3
A non-technical overview of the nature of human language, including issues relating to spoken and written language, language change and language development, and other aspects of language use in a variety of contexts.
LING3150Linguistic Principles
AS
ENGL
3
An introduction to modern linguistic theories about the nature and structure of language. Data from English as well as other languages will be used.
LING3160Phonology
AS
ENGL
3
Introduction to the study of patterns and rules which govern the production of human speech, including a review of phonetics and a study of various explanatory theories.LING 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING3170Syntax
AS
ENGL
3
Introduction to syntax within the transformational-generative framework. Emphasis on data from a variety of languages as a basis for evaluating competing theories.LING 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING3180Morphology
AS
ENGL
3
Theories of how morphemes combine to form structurally complex words; word formation rules; the relationship between word structure and how words sound. Recommended: LING 3160 and/or 3170.LING 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING3190Sociolinguistics
AS
ENGL
3
Combines linguistic and societal concerns through empirical research; includes issues of language variation and related larger constructs such as speech community, communicative competence, dialect and language change.LING 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING4100The History Of English
AS
ENGL
3
Description of the changes that have taken place in the English language from the earliest days to the present.LING 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING4110Old English
AS
ENGL
3
A study of phonology, morphology and syntax with representative readings in verse and prose.
LING4120Middle English
AS
ENGL
3
Study of the phonology, morphology and syntax of Middle English, with special attention to literary and cultural background. Representative readings in verse and prose.
LING4150Applied Linguistics I
AS
ENGL
3
Focus on methods of applied linguistics in the broad sense, including their use in studies of first and second language acquisition, language teaching, the teaching of reading and writing, and other related areas.ENGL 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING4170Applied Linguistics II
AS
ENGL
3
Focuses on theories of second/foreign language acquisition, especially, but not exclusively, as they relate to English as a Second Language.LING 4150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 4150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING4210Issues In Esl Writing
AS
ENGL
3
Course content includes key concepts in ESL writing instruction and research; characteristics of second language writers and their texts; curricular options; and responding to and assessing ESL writing.
LING4980Special Topics
AS
ENGL
3
An undergraduate course on a special topic. Consult Time Schedules for topic to be studied, prerequisite(s) and semester offered.
LING4990Independent Study
AS
ENGL
1-3
An opportunity for students to concentrate on areas of interest or weakness.
LING5100History Of The English Language
AS
ENGL
3
Study of the origins and development of the English language.ENGL 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 3150 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 7150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 7150 FOR L
LING5110Old English
AS
ENGL
3
Study of the phonology, morphology and syntax of Old English, with special attention to literary and cultural backgrounds. Representative readings in verse and prose.
LING5120Middle English
AS
ENGL
3
Study of the phonology, morphology and syntax of Middle English, with special attention to literary and cultural background. Representative readings in verse and prose.
LING5150Fundamentals Of Linguistics
AS
ENGL
3
Formal techniques required for the synchronic and diachronic study of language.
LING5160Phonology
AS
ENGL
3
Fundamentals of phonological description, phonetics, phonemics, distinctive features, generative phonology, with study of formulations basic to phonological theory.ENGL 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 7150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 7150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING5170Syntax
AS
ENGL
3
Formal theories of syntactic analysis, the relationship between semantics and syntax and the evaluation of current approaches.ENGL 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 7150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 7150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING5180Morphology
AS
ENGL
3
The theory of word structure within the framework of generative grammar.ENGL 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 7150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 7150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 5160 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 7160 FOR L
LING5190Sociolinguistics
AS
ENGL
3
Combines linguistic and societal concerns through empirical research.ENGL 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 7150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 7150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING5210Issues In Esl Writing
AS
ENGL
3
Course content includes key concepts in ESL writing instruction and research; characteristics of second language writers and their texts; curricular options; and responding to and assessing ESL writing.
LING5980Special Topics
AS
ENGL
3
A graduate course on a special topic. Consult Time Schedule for topic to be studied, prerequisite(s), and semester offered.
LING6150Applied Linguistics I
AS
ENGL
3
Focus on the methods of applied linguistics in the broad sense, through case studies including research on first and second language acquisition, language teaching, the teaching of reading and writing, and other related areas.LING 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 5150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING6160Applied Linguistics Lab
AS
ENGL
1
Computer lab work for Applied Linguistics Research and Theory I.COREQ: LING 6150
LING6170Applied Linguistics Research And Theory II
AS
ENGL
3
Focuses on theories of second/foreign language acquisition, especially, but not exclusively, as they relate to English as a Second Language.ENGL 6150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR ENGL 8150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 6150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D- OR LING 8150 FOR LEVEL GR WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-
LING6990Independent Study
AS
ENGL
1-3
An opportunity for students to concentrate on areas of interest or weakness.
LING7100History Of The English Language
AS
ENGL
3
Study of the origins and development of the English language.
LING7120Middle English
AS
ENGL
3
Study of the phonology, morphology and syntax of Middle English, with special attention to literary and cultural background. Representative readings in verse and prose.
LING7150Fundamentals Of Linguistics
AS
ENGL
3
Formal techniques required for the synchronic and diachronic study of language.
LING7180Morphology
AS
ENGL
3
The theory of word structure within the framework of generative grammar.
LING7190Sociolinguistics
AS
ENGL
3
Combines linguistic and societal concerns through empirical research.
LING7980Special Topics
AS
ENGL
3
A graduate course on a special topic. Consult Time Schedule for topic to be studied, prerequisite(s), and semester offered.
LING8150Applied Linguistics I
AS
ENGL
3
Focus on the methods of applied linguistics in the broad sense, through case studies including research on first and second language acquisition, language teaching, the teaching of reading and writing, and other related areas.
LING8160Applied Linguistics Lab
AS
ENGL
1
Computer lab work for Applied Linguistics Research and Theory I.COREQ: LING 8150
LING8990Independent Study
AS
ENGL
1-3
An opportunity for students to concentrate on areas of interest or weakness.