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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

LIN 2100 | LIN 4145 | LIN 4150 | LIN 4200 | LIN 4365 | LIN 4410 | LIN 4430 | LIN 4601 | LIN 4899 | LIN 4900 | LIN 4920 | LIN 4930 | LIN 4940 | LIN 4950 | LIN 4952 | VIEW ALL
LIN 2100: Foundations of Language Study (5) Offerings
Develops conceptual tools for understanding the nature and the processes of language: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Personal and professional attitudes toward the world of language are reexamined. This course is also offered via distance learning. Please note that the distance learning version of this course is not eligible for financial aid nor is it part of the on-campus tuition plateau.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities B, Media, WK Humanities
LIN 4145: Phonology (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: LIN 2100 or equivalent. A thorough study of sound systems and processes, with problem-solving experience in the analysis of English and other languages.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course
LIN 4150: Morphology (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: LIN 2100 or equivalent. A thorough study of word structures and processes, with problem-solving experience in the analysis of English and other languages.
Attributes:Upper-Division
LIN 4200: Second Language Acquisition (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: LIN 2100 or equivalent. Presents an intensive study of the research literature so that students will become familiar with recent findings on the acquisition of a second language and with the research process.
Equivalent Courses:LIN 6200 Attributes:Upper-Division
LIN 4365: Methods Foreign Lng Tchg (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: LIN 2100. An overview of the theoretical paradigms of second language learning and teaching; definition and evaluation of communicative competence; strategies for teaching skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing; selection and development of instructional materials.
Attributes:Upper-Division
LIN 4410: Syntax (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: LIN 2100 or equivalent. Provides an intensive investigation into contemporary English sentence structures through the application of current syntactic theory. Basic rule making and rule testing are examined in English.
Attributes:Upper-Division
LIN 4430: Sociolinguistics (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: LIN 2100 or equivalent. Looks more closely at how language is influenced by context, including social, cultural, psychological, geographical, and political factors. This interdisciplinary course draws from sociology, anthropology, and linguistics.
Attributes:Upper-Division
LIN 4601: History of the English Lang (3) Offerings
Examines Anglo-Saxon, Middle, and modern forms of English in historical development and individual language systems. Includes phonology, morphology, syntax, and some discussion of the relationships of each language stage to literary expression during its era. Offered alternate years.
Equivalent Courses:ENG 4601 Attributes:Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging
LIN 4899: Linguistics Capstone Seminar (3) Offerings
Encourages recollection and reflection on previous coursework in linguistics, language and cultural studies coursework, integration of knowledge with the student's own faith commitment, and further pursuit of an area of interest to the student.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course
LIN 4900: Independent Study (1-5) Offerings
Student works independently with a faculty member on a mutually agreed upon topic. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
LIN 4920: Directed Readings (1-10) Offerings
Directed Readings May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
LIN 4930: Tutorial Practicum (1-5) Offerings
Tutorial Practicum May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
LIN 4940: Internship (1-5) Offerings
Provides opportunity for practical application of linquistics. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.
LIN 4950: Special Topics in Linguistics (1-5) Offerings
Not offered every year. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.
LIN 4952: Special Topics in Linguistics (1-5) Offerings
Not offered every year. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division Restrictions:Freshman students are excluded.



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