LING -Linguistics

LING 602 Topics in Sociolinguistics

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Topics in the study of language and society; may focus on language use and change; how social variable affect language use and change; different theoretical approaches; issues and controversies. May be taken three times for credit as content varies.

LING 610/ENGL 610 Topics in the History of the English Language

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Topics in the development of the English language; may include phonological, grammatical and lexical histories; study of social and political contexts; relationships between English and other languages.
Cross Listing: ENGL 610/LING 610. May be taken three times for credit as content varies. Credit cannot be given for both ENGL 610/LING 610 and LING 610/ENGL 610 in the same semester.

LING 670 Topics in Discourse Analysis

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Topics in linguistic and discourse analysis; possible topics include discourse and identity, language and gender, register studies, ethnography of communication, linguistics and literature. May be taken three times for credit as content varies.

LING 685 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 6. 1 to 6 Other Hours.

Readings to supplement the student's knowledge of English language and linguistics in areas not studied in other courses.
Prerequisites: Graduate classification and approval of department head.