University of Mississippi

Linguistics Courses

Courses have the designation “Linguistics” but are also (cross-listed).

Linguistics-Ling

103. LOGIC: CRITICAL THINKING. (Same as Phil 103). (3)

199. INTRODUCTORY TOPICS IN LINGUISTICS. An introductory look at various topics within the study of linguistics. (3)

299. TOPICS IN LINGUISTICS. An examination of various topics within the study of language. May be repeated once with a change in topic. (3)

313. INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS. The study of human language. (Same as Engl 313 , Anth 313). (3)

314. PHONOLOGY. Human speech sounds and the sound systems of languages. (Same as Engl 314). Prerequisite: Anth 313 or Ling 313. (3)

315. MORPHOLOGY. Linguistic units of lexical meaning and grammatical and derivational functions. (Same as Engl 315). Prerequisite: Ling 313, one of the following courses: Engl 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, or 226. (3)

316. SYNTAX. Words interacting in larger units such as the sentence, as well as a survey of syntactic models. (Same as Engl 316). Prerequisite: Ling 313, one of the following courses: Engl 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, or 226. (3)

319. SYMBOLIC LOGIC. A comprehensive survey of deductive symbolic logic. Topics covered include propositional logic, quantification logic, and modal logic. (Same as Phil 319). (3)

320. SOCIOLINGUISTICS. Survey of language variation; quantitative and qualitative methodologies; societal norms for language behavior and attitudes toward speech. (Same as Engl 355). (3)

330. INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LINGUISTICS. Introduction to the linguistic terminology and scientific techniques used to study the sounds, vocabulary, phrase and sentence structures, history and social uses of the Spanish language. Same as Span 330. Prerequisite: Span 304 or 305. (3)

331. INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH LINGUISTICS. Introduction to the linguistic terminology and scientific techniques used to study the sounds, vocabulary, phrase and sentence structures, history and social uses of the French language. (Same as Fr 330). Prerequisite: Fr 304. (3)

332. INTRODUCTION TO GERMAN LINGUISTICS. Introduction to the linguistic terminology and scientific techniques used to study the sounds, vocabulary, phrase and sentence structures, history and social uses of the German language. (Same as Germ 330). Prerequisite: Germ 304. (3)

333. PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE. (Same as Phil 333). (3)

335. SEMANTICS. Meaning of the linguistic form at its various levels. (Same as Engl 506). (3)

350. STRUCTURE OF A LESS COMMONLY TAUGHT LANGUAGE. Structural analysis of a less commonly taught language or group of languages. May be repeated twice for credit if content of courses varies. (Same as Mlll 350). (3)

353. LANGUAGE AND CULTURE. (Same as Anth 353). (3)

359. MANUAL COMMUNICATION. (Same as CSD 359). (3)

395. SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION. (3)

399. ADVANCED TOPICS IN LINGUISTICS. An examination of advanced topics within the study of language. May be repeated once with a change in topic. (3)

401. ADVANCED ENGLISH GRAMMAR. (Same as Engl 401). (3)

415. APPROACHES TO DISCOURSE. Theories of discourse and discourse analysis, including methodologies for the study of language texts. (Same as Engl 415). (3)

430. PRAGMATICS. The study of language in context including speech acts, conversational structure, implicature, presupposition, and politeness. (Same as Engl 430). (3)

435. DIALECTS OF AMERICAN ENGLISH. An investigation of the formation of and variation within American English dialects. (Same as Engl 434). Prerequisite: Ling 313. (3)

437. LANGUAGE VARIATION. Study of the development of current ideas about language variation. (3)

438. LANGUAGE AND GENDER. (Same as G St 438). (3)

448. FORENSIC LINGUISTICS. Forensic Linguistics will examine the complex relationship between language and the law through a multidisciplinary investigation of spoken and written texts as they relate to criminal or civil disputes. Course content will be composed of three basic categories: spoken texts, written texts, and legal issues involving language. (3)

499. RESEARCH THESIS. (3)

501. DESCRIPTIVE GRAMMAR. A structural examination of English grammar, with special attention to uses on different levels, formal and informal, standard and nonstandard, written and spoken; emphasis on phonology, morphology, and descriptive theories of grammar. (Same as Engl 501). (3)

502. HISTORICAL LINGUISTICS. (Same as Engl 502). Prerequisite: Engl 313 or Graduate Standing. (3)

505. HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. (Same as Engl 505). (3)

509. LANGUAGE EVOLUTION. Exploration of the development of human language as the result of evolutionary and other processes. (3)

540. SPECIAL TOPICS IN LINGUISTICS. (Same as Mlll 541). (3)

541. ADVANCED STUDY OF NORMAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT. (Same as CSD 541). (3)

545. INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES AND PEDAGOGIES. Examination of the issues, policies, theoretical foundations, and practices of indigenous peoples and other language minority communities from a sociolinguistic and language reclamation perspective. (Same as TESL 545). (3)

552. FRENCH PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY. (Same as Fr 572). Prerequisite: Fr 330. (3)

554. HISTORY OF FRENCH. (Same as Fr 574). (3)

555. TOPICS IN APPLIED FRENCH LINGUISTICS. (Same as Fr 575). (3)

562. GERMAN PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY. (Same as Germ 572). Prerequisite: Germ 330. (3)

564. HISTORY OF GERMAN. (Same as Germ 574). (3)

565. TOPICS IN APPLIED GERMAN LINGUISTICS. (Same as Germ 575). (3)

572. SPANISH PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY. (Same as Span 572). Prerequisite: Span 330. (3)

573. SPANISH MORPHOLOGY AND SYNTAX. (Same as Span 573). Prerequisite: Span 330. (3)

574. HISTORY OF SPANISH. (Same as Span 574). (3)

575. TOPICS IN APPLIED SPANISH LINGUISTICS. (Same as Span 575). (3)

580. WORLD ENGLISHES. This course will investigate the spread and development of English throughout the world. (Same as Engl 580). (3)

592. MODERN ENGLISH GRAMMAR. Advanced treatment of syntactic structures with special attention to current interpretations; emphasis on morphology and generative transformational theories of syntax. (Same as Engl 592). (3)

595. SEMINAR IN LINGUISTICS. (Same as Anth 595). (3)

600. FUNDAMENTALS OF LINGUISTICS FOR TESL. (Same as TESL 600). (3)

612. SEMINAR IN SYNTAX. (Same as TESL 612). (3)

613. RESEARCH DESIGN AND ANALYSIS. (3).

614. GRADUATE SEMINAR IN PHONOLOGY. (3).

615. FUNDAMENTALS OF LINGUISTIC SCIENCE. (3)

617. SEMINAR IN COMPARATIVE LINGUISTICS. (3)

614. GRADUATE SEMINAR IN SOCIOLINGUISTICS. (3).

639. DIRECTED READINGS IN LINGUISTICS. (3)

653. LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY. (3)

655. ADVANCED SYMBOLIC LOGIC. (Same as Phil 655). (3)