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English Language Requirements
Beginning Fall, 2007 students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ESL or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

LING 1013 credits
Introduction to Language
Prerequisite(s): None
An introduction to various areas of linguistics: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, language acquisition, etc. A look at language as overlapping systems of rule-governed features.
Note: Credit cannot be obtained for both Linguistics 101 and SLA 209.

LING 1103 credits
Introduction to Phonetics
Prerequisite(s): LING 101 recommended
This course is a practical introduction to human speech sounds. The student will learn to recognize, analyze and describe, symbolize using the IPA and other phonetic alphabets, and produce the speech sounds of a great many world languages. The course will include segmental sounds, tone, intonation, stress, and duration.

LING 2023 credits
Language Acquisition
Prerequisite(s): LING 101
Linguistics 202 looks at theories of child language acquisition and adult second language learning. The course provides an overview of the complex performative knowledge any speaker of a language must possess. The overlapping systems of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics of English, as well as theories of child language acquisition and second language learning are reviewed.

LING 2703 credits
Language and Criminal Justice
Prerequisite(s): At least 30 credits of university courses numbered 100 or higher; plus one of the following: CMNS 099 with a C or better; CPT score of 48 or better; English 099 with a grade of C or better; or English 081 or 091 with a grade of C+ or better; or success in a first year English course
This course takes a sociolinguistic look at language within criminal justice communities. Work in this course covers language use in areas such as law enforcement, correctional institutions, customs and immigration, etc.

LING 2753 credits
Linguistics and Language Teaching
Prerequisite(s): At least 30 credits of university courses numbered 100 or higher; plus one of the following:
CPT score of 48 or better; ENGL 099 with a grade of C or better; or ENGL 081 or 091 with a grade of C+ or better; or success in a first year English course.
This course introduces linguistic topics relevant to first and second language learning and teaching. By focusing on the relationship between linguistics and language teaching and learning, students will explore the major topics in the field of applied linguistics.

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