SP 216 - Introduction to Language Science and Linguistics

Overview

Description

This course is an introductory survey of linguistics, the discipline that studies natural language phenomena, and the methods of investigations used in linguistic research. The course introduces students to the fundamental aspects that all languages share and how languages differ with respect to their sound (phonetics), structure (phonology, morphology, syntax), meaning (semantics), context (pragmatics), change (historical and sociolinguistics), and acquisition and language policy.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Requirement Designation

Flexible Core - Scientific World

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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