Course Descriptions

01:615:201. Introduction to Linguistic Theory (3)

 01:615:201. Introduction to linguistic theory (3)

  • Open to students of all levels. Required for the Linguistics major and minor.
  • Prerequisite for all 300- and 400-level courses
  • Structural properties of human language as illuminated by modern linguistic theory. Sentence-structure, sound-patterns, word-form, aspects of meaning. Principles of Universal Grammar.
  • This course satisfies the Core Curriculum Learning Goals AHq "Understand the nature of human languages and their speakers" and QRx "Apply effective and efficient mathematical or other formal processes to reason and solve problems."
  • Prof. McCollum's Syllabus Fall 2021
  • Prof. Messick's Syllabus Fall 2021 (Honors version