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LING 2001 Linguistics: The Science of Human Language

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as LIN 1)


2 hours lecture, 2 hours recitation, 4 credits
Nature and structure of human language in relation to other communication systems. Evolution and acquisition of language; dialects and styles; language and culture; speech and writing. Comparison of traditional and recent theories of language. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Anthropology 1300). STEM variant course - Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core Scientific World requirement.