Jul 19, 2019  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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LING 201 - Topics in the Study of Language

4 credits
The discipline of linguistics is concerned with language in all of the different ways it functions. When the material and approaches of any academic field are applied to language, that application is within the purview of linguistics. This course will expose students to some of the many areas in which language can be the topic, chosen from the following: philosophy, sociology, neurophysiology, cognitive and developmental psychology, foreign languages, evolutionary and cultural anthropology. It will draw on the expertise of professors from a variety of departments, each ‘visiting scholar,’ so to speak, presenting material from his or her own field as it intersects with the study of language. Offering to be determined.



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