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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LLC 2050 - Linguistics: Language in Mind and Society (3)

When Offered: Fall; Spring
GEN ED: Integrative Learning Experience (Theme: “Expressions of Culture”)
An exploration of the fundamental principles of modern linguistics, including the nature of human language and its relationship with thought, culture, and identity. Topics will include how the sounds, structures and meanings of human languages are produced and interpreted, the variation among world languages as well as the relationships among language, society and culture. Different theoretical approaches to these issues will be examined. The course will also explore practical applications of linguistic principles in language learning and other fields.