Languages and Literatures (LANG)

Languages and Literatures (LANG)

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LANG 1101 Elementary Foreign Language I: 4 semester hours.

Basic communication skills, grammatical structures, and acquaintance with culture in languages other than those regularly taught. Graded S/U. Partially satisifies Objective 4 of General Education Requirements. D

LANG 1102 Elementary Foreign Language II: 4 semester hours.

Basic communication skills, grammatical structures, and acquaintance with culture in languages other than those regularly taught. Graded S/U. Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements. PREREQ: 1101 or equivalent. D

LANG 1107 Nature of Language: 3 semester hours.

General survey of structure and use of language. Topics include language origins, descriptive and historical linguistics, language and culture, and history of the English language. Equivalent to ANTH 1107 and ENGL 1107. Satisfies Objective 7 of the General Education Objectives. S

LANG 1199 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated.

LANG 2201 Intermediate Foreign Language I: 4 semester hours.

Extensive grammar review; communication skills in languages other than those regularly taught. Graded S/U. PREREQ: LANG 1102 or equivalent. D

LANG 2202 Intermediate Foreign Language II: 4 semester hours.

Extensive grammar review; communication skills in languages other than those regularly taught. Graded S/U. PREREQ: LANG 1101 or equivalent. D

LANG 3399 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times with the same title and content.

LANG 4437 The Teaching of Foreign Languages: 3 semester hours.

Study of the various methods used in teaching foreign languages, the extent and scope of language courses; the selection of suitable text books; audio-visual techniques and their contribution to language instruction. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. S

LANG 4455 Introduction to Phonetics: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to descriptive linguistics focusing on the phonetics and phonetic phenomena of English and the other languages of the world. Extensive practice in perception and production of such phenomena. Equivalent to ANTH 4455. PREREQ: ANTH/ENGL/LANG 1107. D

LANG 4456 Introduction to Phonology and Morphology: 3 semester hours.

Phonological theory and analysis; current theories in morphology. Phonological rules, representations, underlying forms, derivations, justifications of phonological analyses; morphological structure, derivational and inflectional morphology; relation of morphology to phonology. Equivalent to ANTH 4456. PREREQ: ANTH/ENGL/LANG 1107. D

LANG 4457 Survey of Indo European Languages: 3 semester hours.

Survey of Indo-European languages from ancient to modern times, their relationships to one another, and chief characteristics. Equivalent to ANTH 4457. PREREQ: Completion of Goal 10B. D

LANG 4477 Phonology: 3 semester hours.

Study of articulatory phonetics and practice in phonetic transcription of a broad survey of languages; phonological analysis and theory. D

LANG 4484 Rotating Topics in Linguistics: 3 semester hours.

Rotating topics in different areas of linguistics and linguistic analysis. Consult current schedule of classes for exact course being taught. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. Equivalent to ANTH 4484 and ENGL 4484. PREREQ: ANTH/LANG/ENGL 1107 or ENGL 2280 or ENGL 2281. D

LANG 4488 Foreign Language Seminar: 3 semester hours.

Advanced studies in selected topics from language, culture, literatures or methods of research. May be conducted in English. May be repeated for up to 6 credits with different content. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

LANG 4497 Workshop: 1-2 semester hours.

Workshop aimed at development and improvement of skills. Does not satisfy requirement for major or minor. May be repeated. Graded S/U. D

LANG 4499 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times with the same title and content.

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