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Linguistics

104A Smith Building, CB#3155
(919) 962-1192

First Session, 2021

LING 101 Introduction to Language (3)

Introduction to the formal analysis of human language, including sounds, words, sentences, and language meaning, plus child language acquisition, language change over time, social attitudes toward language, and similarities and differences among languages. Other topics may include writing systems, animal communication, and language analysis by computers. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

LING 202 Linguistic Variation and Language Change (3) ***Cancelled***

Introduction to the analysis and description of language change, relationships among languages, and types of linguistic structure. Students may not receive credit for both LING 202 and LING 525. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

Second Session, 2021

LING 101 Introduction to Language (3)

Introduction to the formal analysis of human language, including sounds, words, sentences, and language meaning, plus child language acquisition, language change over time, social attitudes toward language, and similarities and differences among languages. Other topics may include writing systems, animal communication, and language analysis by computers. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

LING 290 Special Topics in Linguistics: Introduction to ASL (3)

American Sign Language with emphasis on the development of basic receptive and expressive skills. ASL grammar will be covered to develop rudimentary conversational skills in ASL. Introduction to deaf culture and community. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.