SPAN 325

Survey of Hispanic Linguistics

Spanish and Portuguese College of Humanities

Course Description

Introduction to linguistics of Spanish: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, history of the Spanish language, philology, dialectology, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Explain general principles of linguistics

Learning Outcome

Identify and explain the foundational concepts of linguistics.

Title

Describe major subfields of linguistics

Learning Outcome

Describe elements of the sound system, the structure of words and sentences, and the semantic properties of Spanish.

Title

Relate linguistic principles to language variation

Learning Outcome

Relate basic principles of linguistics and knowledge of its major subfields to how language varies socially, geographically, and temporally.