FREN(LING) 4800/6800

French Syntax and Meaning
Credit Hours:
3

The syntax of modern French through readings in descriptive analysis and examples of literary texts to see how word order contributes to meaning. Particular emphasis on levels of style and reflections of social class. Frequent compositions required. Given in French.

Prerequisites:
FREN(LING)3090

LING 4710/6710

Languages in Contact
Credit Hours:
3

The influence of languages on other languages spoken in the same or neighboring areas, including pidgins and creoles, with consideration of relationships in phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and vocabulary.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD

ENGL(LING) 4195/6195

Celtic Languages
Credit Hours:
3. Repeatable for maximum of 6 credit hours.

One of the Celtic languages (for example, Welsh, Irish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic) in medieval or contemporary form. Languages and instructors may vary from semester to semester.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or CMLT2111 or CMLT2210 or CMLT2220 or ENGL2310 or ENGL2320 or ENGL2330 or ENGL2340 or ENGL2400
POD

ANTH(LING)4090/6090

Cognitive Anthropology
Credit Hours:
3

Folk systems of knowledge, with an emphasis on how people in different societies culturally identify, define, label, and classify phenomena such as color terms, plants, animals, and other environmental resources.

Prerequisites:
ANTH1102 or ANTH1102H or Permission of Major

ANTH(LING)4031/6031

Evolution of Human Cognition
Credit Hours:
3

Examination of the biological evolution of human cognition (consciousness, cognition, and ultimately language), drawing on recent findings in neurobiology, cognitive science, linguistics, paleoanthropology, primatology, cognitive anthropology, cognitive ethology ("mental experience of animals"), cognitive and development psychology, psycholinguistics, evolutionary psychology, and the philosophy of mind/brain.

Prerequisite or Correquisite:
ANTH1102 or ANTH1102H or PSYC1101 or PSYC1030H

LING4920/6920

Less-Taught Languages I
Credit Hours:
3. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

Study of the phonology, morphology, syntax, and culture of a less-taught language. Possible offerings include Finnish, Hungarian, and other non-Indo-European languages.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD