Courses

LING 2303. Intensive Language Study.

Intensive Language Study (3-0) Presentation and analysis of the fundamentals of a language that is structurally distinct from modern English. Reading of elementary texts. May be repeated for credits as language varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

LING 2304. Intensive Language Study.

Intensive Language Study (3-0) Presentation and analysis of the fundamentals of a language that is structurally distinct from modern English. Reading of elementary texts. May be repeated for credit as language varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (LING 2303 w/C or better)

LING 2320. An Intro. to Linguistics (C).

An Introduction to Linguistics (3-0) Introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of modern linguistics.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

LING 2322. The Acad. Vocab. of English.

The Academic Vocabulary of English (3-0) The study of English vocabulary with emphasis on the academic lexicon. Systematic review of Greek and Latin elements in English. Close attention to derivational patterns and lexical families.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (ENGL 1312 w/C or better ) OR (ENGL 1313 w/C or better ) OR (ESOL 1312 w/C or better)

LING 2340. Lang. Inside & Out: Sel Topics.

The course focuses on the application of empirical and scientific methods that contribute to the understanding of the nature of language, as well as the exploration of language cognition, linguistic variation, and language development and use by and across individuals, groups, and institutions. The course offers students a unique opportunity, not available at present in the core curriculum, to reflect on language usage in social, educational, and professional domains.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

LING 3301. Phonology.

Phonology (3-0) Techniques of analyzing sound patterns in a variety of languages. Formulating phonological rules, including the use of distinctive features.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (LING 2320 w/D or better ) OR (ENGL 3220 w/D or better ) OR (ANTH 2320 w/D or better)

LING 3302. Syntax.

Syntax (3-0) Techniques of analyzing syntax and aspects of morphology, as applied to English and variety of other languages. Emphasis on understanding the range of possible syntactic phenomena in language.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (LING 2320 w/D or better ) OR (ENGL 3220 w/D or better ) OR (ANTH 2320 w/D or better)

LING 3307. English Phonetics & Phonology.

English Phonetics and Phonology (3-0) Cross listed with ENGL 3307 Linguistic analysis of the sound system and the orthography of English. Course oriented toward the needs of teachers of English at all levels.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (ENGL 1312 w/C or better ) OR (ENGL 1313 w/C or better ) OR (ESOL 1312 w/C or better)

LING 3308. Teach Engl Spkrs of Other Lang.

Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (3-0) Modern foreign language teaching techniques with particular attention to the problems of the learner of English. Theories of language learning and testing, and the practical use of audio-visual equipment.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (ENGL 1312 w/D or better ) OR (ENGL 1313 w/D or better ) OR (ESOL 1312 w/D or better)

LING 3309. Structure of Spanish.

Structure of Spanish (3-0) Linguistic analysis of Spanish morphology and syntax. Course oriented toward the needs of teachers of Spanish at all levels. Same as SPAN 3309.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 2302 w/D or better ) OR (SPAN 2304 w/D or better ) OR (BSPN score of 5 ) OR (BSPN score of 7)

LING 3311. Spanish Phonetics & Phonology.

Spanish Phonetics and Phonology (3-0) Linguistic analysis of the orthography and the sound system of Spanish. Course oriented toward the needs of teachers of Spanish at all levels. Same as SPAN 3311.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 2302 w/D or better ) OR (SPAN 2304 w/D or better ) OR (BSPN score of 5 ) OR (BSPN score of 7)

LING 3312. Pedagogical Issues in Spanish.

A survey of issues that arise in teaching Spanish- speaking students and a review of differences between written and spoken Spanish and how writing and speech contrast. Attention to aspects of Spanish and English structure that explain discourse styles, translation challenges, and acquisitional outcomes.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 2302 w/D or better ) OR (SPAN 2304 w/D or better ) OR (BSPN score of 7 ) OR (BSPN score of 5)

LING 3313. English Historical Linguistics.

English Historical Linguistics (3-0) The development of English from its beginnings to Modern English. A study of the changes in the phonological, morphological, and syntactic systems.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (ENGL 2311 w/D or better AND ENGL 2312 w/D or better ) OR (LING 2320 w/D or better ) OR (ENGL 3220 w/D or better ) OR (ANTH 2320 w/D or better)

LING 3314. Struct Engl for Lang Professnl.

The Structure of English for Language Professionals (3-0) Crosslisted with ENGL 3314 An Examination of the structure of English in a descriptive framework. Structural phenomena analyzed in the context of teaching grammar to native and non-native speakers of English.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (ENGL 1312 w/C or better ) OR (ENGL 1313 w/C or better ) OR (ESOL 1312 w/C or better)

LING 3315. History of Spanish Language.

History of the Spanish Language (3-0) A survey of the development of the Spanish language from vulgar Latin to modern Spanish.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (SPAN 2302 w/D or better ) OR (SPAN 2304 w/D or better ) OR (BSPN score of 5 ) OR (BSPN score of 7)

LING 3357. Sociolinguistics.

Sociolinguistics (3-0) Language variables and sociological correlates, a review of current research, theories and applications. Recommended background: LING 2320. (May be taken as SOCI 3357).

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

LING 4306. Language Acquisition.

Language Acquisition (3-0) Overview of recent findings in child language acquisition. Includes theories of acquisition, application of linguistic theory, and research techniques.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (LING 2320 w/D or better ) OR (ENGL 3220 w/D or better ) AND (LING 3301 w/D or better ) OR (LING 3302 w/D or better)

LING 4316. Language and Cognition.

Language and Cognition (3-0) An investigation of language as a cognitive capacity. Topics will include perception, processing, acquisition, and mental representation of language.May be taken as PSYC 4316.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (LING 2320 w/D or better ) OR (PSYC 3101 w/D or better)

LING 4348. Analyses Second Lang Acquis.

Analyses of Second Language Acquisition (3-0) A theoretical and practical examination of various (though complementary) theories of second language learning, with their implications for the second language classroom.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

LING 4371. Studies in Linguistics.

Studies in Linguistics (3-0) Topics to be discussed will be selected. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours