LING4210/6210

Introduction to Indo-European Studies
Credit Hours:
3

The Indo-European language family: the various early Indo-European dialects, their grammatical structures, and the evolution of those structures from the proto-language.

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

ENGL(LING)4170/6170

Second Language Acquisition
Credit Hours:
3

Linguistic theories of second language acquisition, with emphasis on the acquisition of English. Topics include order of acquisition, sociocultural factors with linguistic bases, and neurolinguistic models.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or ENGL(LING)4110/6110

LING4160/6160

Compositional Semantics
Credit Hours:
3

An introduction to the formal analysis of sentential meaning, from a linguist's perspective. After first isolating a truth-conditional notion of literal meaning, we will use techniques from logic to describe how the meanings of sentences are built from those of their parts.

Prerequisites:
LING(ENGL)3150 or POD

GREK(LATN)(LING)4150/6150

Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin
Credit Hours:
3

The positions of Greek and Latin within the Indo-European language family with special attention to the phonological evolution of both Greek and Latin from Proto-Indo-European.

Prerequisites:
LATN3010 or GREK2002 or POD
or Pass on Classics Department Greek or Latin proficiency exam or POD

ENGL(LING)4100/6100

Lexicography
Credit Hours:
3

Principles and methods of dictionary making with emphasis on monolingual English and bilingual dictionaries. Topics may include typology of dictionaries and dictionary users, the history of lexicography, the collection and selection of headwords and examples; the definition style, pronunciation, labeling, translation equivalents, etymology, illustrations, and encyclopedic information.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or ENGL(LING)4005/6005
POD

ENGL(LING)4060/6060

Old English
Credit Hours:
3

The language and literature of England before the Norman Conquest, with reading of selected texts.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING) 3030 or any two 2000-level ENGL course or (one 2000-level ENGL course and one 2000-level CMLT course)
POD
Semester Offered:
Fall

LING4022/6022

Advanced Phonetics and Phonology
Credit Hours:
3

Detailed study of specific phonological theories and the phonetics/phonology interface, building on knowledge acquired in the introductory phonetics and phonology course.

Prerequisites:
LING3060 and POD
LING6021
Semester Offered:
Spring

ENGL(LING)4005/6005

History of the English Language
Credit Hours:
3

The development of present English through the stages of Old English, Middle English, and early Modern English. Study of elementary phonetics, phonemics, sound change, and dialect variation.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or CMLT2111 or CMLT2210 or CMLT2212 or CMLT2220 or CMLT2500 or ENGL2310 or ENGL2320 or ENGL2330 or ENGL2340 or ENGL2400