Academic Calendar Fall 2017

Linguistics


English language proficiency requirements

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

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

LING 101

3 credits

An Introduction to Language

Prerequisite(s): None.

Language is comprised of overlapping systems of rule governed features. Students will study some of these linguistic systems, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and language acquisition.

LING 110

3 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 202

3 credits

Language Acquisition

Prerequisite(s): LING 101.

Students will explore theories of child language acquisition and adult second language learning, and gain an overview of performative knowledge through a review of phonology, morphology, syntax, and the semantics and pragmatics of English.

LING 209

3 credits

Language and Culture

Prerequisite(s): None. ANTH 100, ANTH 102, ENGL 109 or LING 101 recommended.

This course introduces students to a broad sample of the ways in which different cultures represent, organize, and express thought, knowledge, and discourses and the role of studies of culture and language in anthropology. This course will include linguistic representations in contemporary society including slang, jargon, and the language of various sub-cultures.
Note: This course is offered as ANTH 209 and LING 209. Students may take only one of these for credit.

LING 270

3 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; 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 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 275

3 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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