Linguistics

(including courses in Applied Linguistics)

  • CAS LX 542: Second Language Acquisition
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LX 250; or consent of instructor.
    Overview of second language acquisition at all linguistic levels. Topics include the role of the native language; markedness; universals; environmental variables; cognitive and affective factors; social dimensions; individual differences among learners; and application of theory to third language acquisition.
  • CAS LX 545: Bilingualism
    The psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics of life with two languages. Topics include bilingual language use, processing, acquisition, organization; effects of bilingualism on cognition and development; the bilingual brain; the bilingual speech community; bilingual education; bilingualism in the media and public eye.
  • CAS LX 546: Incomplete Acquisition and Language Attrition
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LX 250; or consent of instructor.
    Examines native language knowledge and change in speakers who have become dominant in another language. Topics include differences among heritage speakers, international adoptees, and adult second language learners; language change in expatriates; and environmental and affective factors conditioning language loss.
  • GRS AL 901: Directed Study in Applied Linguistics
    Graduate Prerequisites: consent of instructor and director of the program.
    Directed study in linguistics. Hours arranged.
  • GRS AL 902: Directed Study in Applied Linguistics
    Graduate Prerequisites: consent of instructor and director of the program.
    Directed study in applied linguistics.
  • GRS LX 699: Teachng Coll Lx
  • GRS LX 951: Directed Study: Linguistics
    Graduate Prerequisites: consent of instructor and director of the program.
    Directed study in linguistics. Hours arranged.
  • GRS LX 952: Directed Study: Linguistics
    Graduate Prerequisites: consent of instructor and director of the program.
    Directed study in linguistics. Hours arranged.