LING -Linguistics (LING)

LING 209/ENGL 209 Introduction to Linguistics

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Nature of human language and of linguistics; includes an introduction to phonology, syntax, semantics and morphology and the role of spoken and written discourse in sustaining societal arrangements. Only one of the following will satisfy the requirements for a degree: LING 209/ENGL 209 and ENGL 209/LING 209.
Cross Listing: ENGL 209/LING 209.

LING 291 Research

Credits 1 to 3. 1 to 3 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in linguistics.
Prerequisites: LING 209/ENGL 209; freshman or sophomore classification and approval of instructor.

LING 307 Language and Culture

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Language and its correlations with other aspects of culture; nature and definition of language; non-technical overview of linguistic science and language as it is related to other behavior.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification.

LING 310/ENGL 310 History of the English Language

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Phonological, grammatical and lexical history of the English language; brief discussion of some other Indo-European languages; principles of linguistic change, as reflected in English.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification.
Cross Listing: ENGL 310/LING 310.

LING 403 Language and Gender

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Language and gender from a sociolinguistic perspective; gender in the words and structures of language; gender representation and gendered language use in the media, and a variety of sociocultural contexts; language use in intimate relationships; computer-mediated discourse; language, sexuality, and sexual orientation.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification.
Cross Listing: ENGL 403 and WGST 403.

LING 481 Senior Seminar

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Seminar on significant figures, movements and issues in linguistics or rhetoric, with special attention to the methods and materials of scholarship.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; 6 credits in linguistics.

LING 485 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 3. 1 to 3 Other Hours.

Directed individual study of topics in linguistics. May be repeated for credit.

LING 489 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of linguistics. May be repeated for credit.

LING 491 Research

Credits 1 to 3. 1 to 3 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in linguistics. May be repeated 2 times for credit.
Prerequisites: 6 credits of linguistics; junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.