LING 102 - Introduction to the Study of Language (DH)
Class hours: 3 lecture
Prereq: Qualified for ENG 100.
Description: This course offers an overview of
linguistic study, introducing students to linguistic
principles and terminology applicable to all languages.
In exploring the nature and function of human languages,
the course examines how language is used, how it is acquired,
how it changes over time, how it is patterned, how it is
represented and processed in the brain, and how it affects
culture and history. Major concerns, discoveries, methods,
and controversies in this exciting field are discussed.