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Areas of Study

Course Overview

An examination of the theories and principles of sociolinguistics with specific reference to sign languages and Deaf communities around the world. Topics include multilingualism, bilingualism, and language contact, variation, discourse analysis, language policy and planning and language attitudes.

Prerequisites: All first year Linguistics MA courses or by permission of instructor.

Program: Linguistics

Credit: 3

Other Courses

LIN-855

Language Typology

In this course we survey the range of…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-860

Language Variation

An examination of analytical methods used in the…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-880

Guided Research Project

This course is required to be taken twice,…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-883

Dissertation Concept Paper

This course serves as a transition from students'…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-890

Dissertation Proposal Development

In this course, students will develop their dissertation…

Linguistics

Credits 3

LIN-895

Special Topics

Grading System: letter grades only.

Linguistics

Credits 1-3