Spring 2017 Courses

ENG 296 Introduction to Linguistics

Credit hours: 3(3-0)
Section 001: TR 9:30-10:45 SICL 411 Shi
Section 002: TR 12:30-1:45 SICL 411 Thomas

Prerequisite: ENG 110.

Introduction to fundamental concepts of linguistic theory as they apply to languages of the world, especially English. Areas covered include phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics, and some applied areas, such as language variation, change, and acquisition, disorders, and language and culture. Students cannot receive credit for both ENG 296 and ENG 591.

CSD 210 Phonetics

Credit hours: 3(2-2)
Section 900: MWF 11:15-12:05 - PROF 103 Lockenvitz
Section 901: MWF 1:00-1:50 - OCHS 101 Lockenvitz

Instructional and laboratory application of international phonetic alphabet in transcribing normal/disordered American English.

CSD 312 Normal Language Acquisition

Credit hours: 3(3-0)
TR 3:30-4:45 - PROF 103 Thomas-Tate

Theories and sequence of normal language development, emphasizing phonological, morphological, syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic abilities. Emphasis on first six years.

ENG 390 Modern English Grammar

Credit hours: 3(3-0)
Section 001: MWF 10:10-11:00 - SICL 126 TBA
Section 002: MWF 12:20-1:10 - SICL 420 TBA

Prerequisite: 60 hours.

The structure of American English, with emphasis on current descriptive approaches to English grammar.

ENG 491 History of the English Language

Credit hours: 3(3-0)
MWF 12:20-1:10 - SICL 420 Newman

Prerequisite: 60 hours or permission of the instructor.

Historical development of the English language from its Indo-European roots to present-day American English. Considers written language as a source of evidence, language as a cultural artifact, and the dynamics of a linguistic/cultural contact.

ENG 590 Grammatical Analysis

Credit hours: 3(3-0)
TR 3:30-4:45 - SICL 127 TBA

Prerequisite: 60 hours and ENG296 or ENG390.

Advanced study of English morphology and syntax using a variety of current approaches, such as phrase-structure, transformation, discourse-based, and semantic-based grammars.