Phonetics & Phonology: Introduction to Sound Systems

CAS LX 301

  • Scientific Inquiry II
  • Quantitative Reasoning I
  • Critical Thinking

(Students must also register for required co-req CAS LX 302.) Introduction to the nature and patterning of sounds in human language. Presents articulatory and acoustic phonetics, and basic phonological analysis, focusing on cross-language typology and comparison. Hands-on development of practical skills, including IPA transcription, field techniques, and digital speech analysis. Effective Fall 2018, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Scientific Inquiry II, Quantitative Reasoning I, Critical Thinking.

FALL 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Watson KCB 106 TR 9:30 am-10:45 am Mts w/GRS LX601
Mts w/MET LX501

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