Linguistics (LING)

LING 191 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one?time offerings of current topics.

LING 198 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of department. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

LING 270S - Intro to Linguistics. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring. An introduction to the field of modern linguistics and to the nature of language. Emphasis on the ways different cultures develop symbol systems for representing meaning.

Gen Ed Attributes: Social Sciences Course (S)

LING 375X - Linguistic Ecology and Language Endangerment. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Survey of endangered languages and the communities in which those endangered languages are spoken. Topics to be addressed include linguistic diversity, language endangerment, language shift and loss, language maintenance efforts, and prospects for the future of these languages.

Gen Ed Attributes: Cultural Intl Diversity (X)

LING 391 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

(R?9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one?time offerings of current topics.

LING 398 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of department. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

LING 465 - Structure & History of English. 3 Credits.

Offered once per year. The development of the English language from a historical perspective contrasted with the phonological and grammatical structure of English from a modern linguistic point of view; specifically designed for teachers.

LING 470 - Linguistic Analysis. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. An in-depth examination of the formal properties of language, concentrating on the core areas of linguistic analysis (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics).

LING 471 - Phonetics and Phonology. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., LING 470. A study of phonetic and phonological systems from as many as 20 languages, most of them non?Indo?European; training in how to do linguistic analysis as well as linguistic theory. This course co-convenes with LING 571.

LING 472 - Generative Syntax. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., LING 470. A study of the human language sentence?formation system, the means for expressing semantic information as propositional content. Emphasis on the abstraction of utterances in the form of mathematical objects. This course co-convenes with LING 572.

LING 473 - Language and Culture. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., LING 470. Technical study of the relationships between grammatical categories and world view. This course co-convenes with LING 573.

Gen Ed Attributes: Writing Course-Advanced

LING 474 - Historical Linguistics. 3 Credits.

Offered spring even-numbered years. Prereq., LING 470. An introduction to the study of language change over time. Topics include: methods for studying language change (the comparative method and internal reconstruction); types of language change (sound change, borrowing, analogical change, lexical, syntactic, and semantic change); and explanations for language change. The principles of historical reconstruction and comparative method in the analysis of linguistic variation and change. This course co-convenes with LING 574.

LING 475 - Linguistic Field Methods. 3 Credits.

Offered spring odd-numbered years. Prereq., LING 470. Writing up linguistic data; developing techniques for eliciting linguistic data by working with a native speaker of a less commonly taught language. This course co-convenes with LING 575.

LING 477 - Bilingualism. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., LING 270S or LING 470. Societal and individual bilingualism: topics include language policy, maintenance, interference, code-switching and mixting, and bilingual education.

LING 478 - Learner Language. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., LING 270S or LING 470. Observing/describing language learners' behaviors and, to a degree, advances toward proficiency (i.e., fluency plus accuracy); the presence of error as conditioned by a priori knowledge of language and implications for child and adult development; and applying typical methods of linguistic analysis to the (non-) systematic variants in language form characterizing developmental processes as a way of trying to explain variable behavior.

LING 480 - Tchg Engl as For Lang. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn online. Prereq., LING 270 or equiv. Same as ENLI 480. The application of principles of modern linguistics to the problems of teaching English as a foreign language.

LING 484 - NA Indigenous Lang & Ling. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn odd-numbered years. Prereq. LING 470. Description and analysis of grammatical features of Indigenous languages of North America. This course co-convenes with LING 584.

Gen Ed Attributes: Writing Course-Advanced

LING 489 - Morphology. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Prereq., LING 470. A survey of the morphological features of several unrelated languages to provide the student with a broad overview of how languages compare and contrast. This course co-convenes with LING 589.

LING 491 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one?time offerings of current topics.

LING 492 - Independent Study. 1-9 Credits.

(R?9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of instr. Special projects in linguistic analysis.

LING 494 - Seminar. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., LING 270 or LING 470. A review and discussion of advanced topics covering descriptive linguistics, linguistic theory and subjects related to the analysis of human languages.

LING 495 - ESL Practicum. 1-3 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., or coreq., LING 480. Offered every term. Students with a teaching major take the course for 3 credits; others take it for 1 credit and do one third of the work.

LING 498 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of department. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

LING 559 - Preceptorship. 1 Credit.

(R?4) Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., consent of instr. Materials development, assessment and evaluation of learners? needs and interests in teaching English as an academic second Language to international students attending universities with English instruction. Level: Graduate

LING 570 - Seminar in Linguistics. 3 Credits.

(R?12) Offered autumn and spring. Advanced topics in linguistic analysis. Level: Graduate

LING 571 - Phonetics and Phonology. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. A study of phonetic and phonological systems from as many as 20 languages, most of them non?Indo?European; training in how to do linguistic analysis as well as linguistic theory. This course co-convenes with LING 471. Graduate students taking LING 571 will complete additional requirements and their work will be of a more advanced nature. Level: Graduate

LING 572 - Generative Syntax. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Prereq., LING 470 or equivalent.An investigation of human language sentence?formation systems, construed as functions (combinatorial computations) mapping utterances (physical sounds) to propositions (mental meanings). Emphasis on abstracting away from observable cross-linguistic data in favor of underlying formal (i.e., computational) structures. This course is co-convened with LING 472. Level: Graduate

LING 573 - Language and Culture. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Technical study of the relationships between grammatical categories and world view. This course co-convenes with LING 473. Graduate students will complete additional requirements and their work will be of a more advanced nature. Level: Graduate

LING 574 - Historical Linguistics. 3 Credits.

Offered spring even-numbered years. An introduction to the study of language change over time. Topics include:methods for studying language change (the comparative method and internal reconstruction); types of language change (sound change, borrowing, analogical change, lexical, syntactic, and semantic change); and explanations for language change. The principles of historical reconstruction and comparative method in the analysis of linguistic variation and change. This course co-convenes with LING 474. Graduate students will complete additional requirements and their work will be of a more advanced nature. Level: Graduate

LING 575 - Linguistic Field Methods. 3 Credits.

Offered spring odd-numbered years. Writing up linguistic data; developing techniques for eliciting linguistic data by working with a native speaker of a less commonly taught language. This courses co-convenes with LING 475. Graduate students will complete additional requirements and their work will be of a more advanced nature. Level: Graduate

LING 584 - NA Indigenous Lang and Ling. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn odd-numbered years. Description and analysis of grammatical features of Indigenous languages of North America. This course co-convenes with LING 484. Graduate students will complete additional requirements and their work will be of a more advanced nature. Level: Graduate

LING 589 - Morphology. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. A survey of the morphological features of several unrelated languages to provide the student with a broad overview of how languages compare and contrast. This course co-convenes with LING 489. Graduate students taking LING 589 will complete additional requirements and their work will be of a more advanced nature. Level: Graduate

LING 595 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

(R?9) Offered intermittenly. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one?time offerings of current topics. Level: Graduate

LING 596 - Independent Study. 1-3 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittenly. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student. Level: Graduate

LING 598 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittenly. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. Level: Graduate

LING 599 - Professional Paper. 1-6 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittenly. Preparation of a professional paper appropriate to the needs and objectives of the indiviumdual student. Level: Graduate

LING 699 - Thesis. 1-6 Credits.

(R?6) Offered autumn and spring. Preparation of a thesis or manuscript based on research for presentation and/or publication. Level: Graduate