Academics
Areas of Study

Course Overview

In this course we survey the range of variation among world languages, both spoken and signed. Topics include tense/aspect systems, modals, representations of spatial concepts, and word order, as well as a consideration of potential universals specific to sign languages.

Program: Linguistics

Credit: 3

Other Courses

LIN-850

Historical Linguistics

This course focuses on language change. Topics include…

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