LING 4400/6400

Quantitative Methods in Linguistics
Credit Hours:
3.0

An introduction to quantitative and statistical approaches for analyzing human language. Topics include fundamentals of quantitative and empirical research; descriptive and analytical statistics; hypothesis testing; data modeling and visualization. Data are drawn from a wide range of linguistic subfields.

Prerequisites:
(LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H) and POD

LING 4130/6130

Psychology of Language
Credit Hours:
3.0

An introduction to the experimental study of the psychological reality of linguistic structures. Topics include: the basics of experimental design, models of lexical and grammatical processing, speech production, figurative language, and group differences in language processing. Finally, we will consider neurolinguistic methodologies and the biological basis of language.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100H or LING2100E or EPSY2130 or EPSY2130H or PSYC1101 or PSYC1101E or PSYC1030H

LING9300

Doctoral Dissertation
Credit Hours:
3-9. Repeatable for maximum 45 credit hours.

Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.

Semester Offered:
Fall
Spring
Summer
Level:

LING9000

Doctoral Research
Credit Hours:
3-9. Repeatable for maximum of 30 credit hours.

Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.

Semester Offered:
Fall
Spring
Summer
Level:

LING8980

Seminar in Language Variation and Sociolinguistics
Credit Hours:
3. Repeatable for maximum 9 credit hours.

Special topics and current issues in language variation and sociolinguistics.

Level:

SPAN(LING)8850

Spanish Second Language Acquisition
Credit Hours:
3

Survey of issues and theories in second language acquisition and examination of current research in the acquisition of Spanish as a second language. Critiques of both theoretical and applied studies and collection and analysis of empirical data. Given in Spanish.

Level:

FREN(LING)8800

Seminar in French Linguistics
Credit Hours:
3. Repeatable for maximum 9 credit hours.

Topics and issues in French linguistics. Possible offerings include Old French, French dialectology, French sociolinguistics, and French semantics and pragmatics. Given in French.

Level: