Academic Catalog 2023-2024

LIN - Linguistics

LIN 3012  Introduction to Linguistics  (3 Units)  

The nature and structure of language (universals) via the science of linguistics, emphasizing the core areas of phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Also introducing sociolinguistics, language acquisition and development, historical comparative methods, and neurolinguistics.

LIN 3065  English Grammar and Usage  (3 Units)  

A descriptive study of English morphology and syntax, focusing mainly on sentence parts and types. Also a study of the rules of standard American usage, which are prescribed by the literate society, and an introduction to text grammar.

LIN 4090  Special Studies in Linguistics  (1-3 Units)  

An intensive study of a selected problem by an individual or group under the direction of a member of the faculty.

May be repeated up to a total of six (6) units.  
Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and department chair.