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.
Cross Listing: ENGL 209/LING 209. Credit cannot be given for both LING 209/ENGL 209 and 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: LING 209/ENGL 209 or ENGL 209/LING 209.

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: LING 209/ENGL 209 or ENGL 209/LING 209.
Cross Listing: ENGL 310/LING 310. Credit cannot be given for both ENGL 310/LING 310 and LING 310/ENGL 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.