Linguistics (LNG)

Linguistics (LNG) Courses

LNG 5003. Introduction to Linguistics. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Basic principles of analysis and description of the structure of language, including phonetics/phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Also, overview of selected subfields of linguistics, such as historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, and bilingualism. Course Fees: GL01 $90; MM01 $7.

LNG 5013. Sociolinguistics. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: LNG 3813, an equivalent, or consent of instructor. Theory, research, and methods for the study of linguistic variation and language use in context. Quantitative and qualitative approaches are included. Course Fees: GL01 $90; MM01 $7.

LNG 5143. Forensic Linguistics. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

This course exams how the analysis and manipulation of language is used to commit, solve, and prevent crimes. Students will explore case studies from law enforcement and counter-terrorism dealing with coerced confessions, the determination of authorship, and the manipulation of suspects under interrogation, among others. Course Fees: GL01 $90; MM01 $7.

LNG 5153. Topics in Contemporary Linguistics. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: LNG 3813, an equivalent, or consent of instructor. Contemporary approaches to language analysis and description. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Course Fees: GL01 $90; MM01 $7.