SLAV(LING)3070

Introduction to Slavic Linguistics
Credit Hours:
3

An overview of the Slavic family of languages, aspects of their historical development, and characteristics of their modern linguistic systems. Selected topics in the phonology, morphology, syntax, and sociolinguistics of individual Slavic languages will be addressed. No prior knowledge of any Slavic language is required. All readings and discussions will be in English.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H
Level:

LING2100E

The Study of Language (Online)
Credit Hours:
3

The scientific study of language, emphasizing such topics as the organization of grammar, language in space and time, and the relationship between the study of language and other disciplines.

Semester Offered:
Summer
Course Type:
Duplicate credit :
Level:

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

LING4910

Special Topics in Linguistics
Credit Hours:
3-9 hours. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 hours.

Reading and discussions of current developments and issues in linguistics.

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

LING4900/6900

Topics in Indo-European Linguistics
Credit Hours:
3

The synchronic and diachronic grammar of an older Indo-European language. Possible offerings include Avestan, Hittite, Lithuanian, Old Church, Slavic, and Old Irish or topics such as Indo-European phonology, morphology, or syntax.

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

LING(ANTH)4860/6860

Sociolinguistics
Credit Hours:
3

The study of language as a cultural and social phenomenon. Topics include language and meaning, language and world view, language and social behavior, and language and social issues.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or ANTH(LING)3080 or POD

LING(CMLT)4740/6740

Discourse Analysis
Credit Hours:
3

An interdisciplinary study of language use, text analysis, and evaluation. The course will provide students with the ability to investigate and evaluate structural features of language and to identify the strategies used by different writers based on style and cultural backgrounds.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or POD

LING4690/6690

Historical Linguistics
Credit Hours:
3

Traditional methods of historical linguistics are reviewed, with examples from several different language families. Various kinds of possible phonological and syntactic changes are investigated in relation to modern linguistic theory.

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