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    Sep 15, 2019  
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LGCS010 PO - Introduction to Linguistics

When Offered: Each semester.
Instructor(s): F. Brogan; M. Diercks; N. Holliday; R. Melnick; M. Paster
Credit: 1

What exactly is language? What do you actually know when you know a language? These questions are at the heart of linguistics, the scientific study of language. Topics covered in this course include: how sounds are produced and how they combine; how words are constructed from their component parts; how sentences are formed and how their meanings are understood; how languages are alike and how they differ; how languages change over time; and how language use reflects aspects of our identity.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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