Course Descriptions

01:615:330. Historical Linguistics (3)

01:615:330. Historical linguistics (3)

  • Prerequisite: 01:615:201.
  • Credit not given for this course and 01:190:421.
  • Change of language structure through time. Methods of reconstructing dead languages. Syntactic and phonological rule systems as locus of change. Language families; the deep reconstruction controversy.
  • This course is rarely offered; please contact the Undergraduate Program Director for availability.