Apr 22, 2018  
Course Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Course Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 202 - Fundamentals of Linguistics


Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, CD, QFR

This course introduces the scientific study of language by systematically exploring similarities and differences across human languages. Using actual data from real languages, students will learn basic methodologies of analysis and important results from subfields of linguistics including phonetics (possible human speech sounds), phonology (language-specific systemic organization of speech sounds), morphology (word-formation processes), syntax (sentence structures), semantics (meaning), language change, and sociolinguistics. Additional topics may include sign languages, language acquisition, and/or animal communication.
Enrollment Limit: 25
Instructor: J. Haugen


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