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ENG 151 Introduction to Linguistics

3 hours


Students study principles of linguistic analysis and survey various theories of English grammar. Topics include: English phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and subfields of linguistics such as: sociolinguistics (regional and ethnic dialects, issues of gender), historical linguistics, and psycholinguistics (language acquisition, language and the brain).

Prerequisite(s): ENG 001 English Language and Writing and sophomore standing.