LING 3024 African American English

4 hours, 4 credits

Introduction to the historical development and linguistic structure of African American English presented through the analysis of its underlying linguistic structure; social, cultural and educational considerations of its use; comparison of the major theories of African American English development, including its relationship to other dialects of American English and Caribbean creole languages. This course is the same as AFST 3232 and ENGL 3526.

Prerequisites: English 1010 [1].


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