Welcome to Linguistics at Rutgers University

01:615:101. Exploring language (3)

  • Wide-ranging examination of human language as a social, cultural, cognitive, historical, and formal phenomenon.
  • This course satisfies the Core Curriculum Learning Goal AHq "Understand the nature of human languages and their speakers."
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Open to students at all levels.
  • Does not count towards major or minor credit.
  • Not a prerequisite for any further linguistics course.
  • Sample Syllabus for Fall 2017
  • Prof. Messick's syllabus for Fall 2017 Honors

If you would like to register for a section of this course, and it is closed, you may write to the Undergraduate Program Director (lingupd (at) rci.rutgers.edu) to request a Special Permission Number. Please include your RU ID Number in the email and include the reason why you cannot register for other sections that may be open.