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LIN-541 Introduction to Sociolinguistics
Sociolinguistics is the discipline that studies the interaction of language and social life. This course will examine the major areas of sociolinguistics, including multilingualism, language contact, variation, language policy and planning and language attitudes. Methodological issues pertaining to the collection of sociolinguistic data will also be examined. The application of sociolinguistics to education, the law, medicine and sign language interpretation will be covered. All issues will be considered as they pertain to both spoken and signed languages.
Prerequisites: For UG students: LIN 101, 263, 301, 302; for Grad students: Permission of Instructor
An examination of analytical methods used in the…
Guided Research Project
This course is required to be taken twice,…
Dissertation Concept Paper
This course serves as a transition from students’…
Dissertation Proposal Development
In this course, students will develop their dissertation…
Grading System: letter grades only.
Independent studies enable advanced study of a topic,…
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