Nov 20, 2019  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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LING 302 - Sociolinguistic Theory and Method

4 credits
This course explores how language shapes the ways people communicate and how language forms social identities and influences group membership. It examines the cultural beliefs and ideologies embedded in language and how they inform the organization of society. The course will explore topics such as language and power, linguistic ideologies, language socialization, language and identity, linguistic variation, and linguistic ethnography. This course puts linguist theory into practice through the exploration and application of theory from the fields of sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology. Students will learn the theory and method of linguistic research and collect original data for analysis. 
This course is taught in English. Same as SPAN 355 .
Prerequisites: LING 101  or LING 220   or ENGL 220  or ANTH 104   or SPAN 310 .
Offering to be determined. CLA-Breadth/Social Science, CLA-Diversity US



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