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: 

Knowledge

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

Research

Conduct research into a wide range of sociolingusitic variation

Profess

Impart knowledge of sociolinguistics and related research in presentations and papers