LINGUISTICS


LING 101: Introduction to Language

Currently Offered:
1st Summer Session 2019  (5½ weeks: May 15- June 20)
Fall Semester 2019 (August 20–December 13)

This course is a survey of the many aspects of human language, including the history of language, similarities and differences among languages, language and culture, dialects, writing systems, child language acquisition, animal “languages,” the use of computers in analyzing languages, and linguistic methods used to describe and relate languages.

You can find information on how to purchase textbooks and required materials on the Textbooks page of the Friday Center website.

Course Details

  • Instructor: Erin Chesson
  • Department: Linguistics
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • View a sample course syllabus for the online course.

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LING 165: Exploring the World’s Languages

Currently Offered:
1st Summer Session 2019  (5½ weeks: May 15- June 20)
Fall Semester 2019 (August 20–December 13)

Students develop an understanding of and appreciation for the diverse range of human languages across the planet, as well as the uniformity that underlies them. Topics include history, classification, and linguistic properties of the world’s languages.

Course Details

  • Instructor: Tristan Bavol
  • Department: Linguistics
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • A sample syllabus is not yet available.

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Online Orientation

Online orientation

Whether you’re enrolled or just thinking about taking a course, this orientation will show you how Friday Center online courses work. GET ORIENTED »