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2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 536 - Principles of Linguistics


3 Hour(s) Credit
An introductory study of nature of language from both a theoretical and applied perspective. The focus is on the study of sounds and articulation (phonetics), sound systems (phonology), word structure and formation (morphology), phrase and sentence structure (syntax), aspects of meaning (semantics) and will also concentrate on applied aspects of linguistic study such as neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, and first and second language acquisition. To provide students with a fundamental understanding of core areas of linguistics and to equip students with the analytical techniques and methods required to solve questions about language.
Three hours per week.