Linguistics
 

Sociolinguistics

Sociolinguistics
Research and theory of how language functions in culture and society; focus on development, typology, and description of the relationship between language and society.
LING
550
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesLING 201; or ELANG 223; Ling 452 or instructor's approval.
 TaughtFall odd years, Winter Contact Department, Spring even years, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining LING 550
Course Outcomes: 

Research

Conduct research into a wide range of sociolingusitic variation

Knowledge

Understand the relationship between language use and society with respect to regional, social, ethnic and contextual variation.

Profess

Impart knowledge of sociolinguistics and related research in presentations and papers