LINGUISTICS (LING)

LING 010  INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Interdisciplinary course: English, Languages

Survey of sounds, structure and development of language in connection with its social and cultural function. Differences and relationships among languages. Recommended for English and foreign language majors, but open to all qualified students. No credit if taken after ENGL 010. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
LING 011  HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Interdisciplinary course: English, Languages
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 001A

Origins and development of the English language, from its Germanic ancestors to present-day American English. No credit if taken after ENGL 011. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
LING 012  INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: COMM 150

Interdisciplinary course: English, Languages
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 001A

Linguistic and cultural patterns; how and what people communicate. Designed to aid both Americans and foreign students in the development of intercultural understanding and communication skills. No credit if taken after ENGL 012. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
LING 013  PHONETICS  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review.

Study of Standard American English in phonetic terms, including the International Phonetic Alphabet for classification, analysis, and transcription. Consideration for cultural and linguistic variations is explored. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
LING 014  LANGUAGE IN SOCIETY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 001A

Language in culture and society. Focus on the role of language in power, ethnic, gender, generational, and ideological relationships. Analyses of regional differences, language change and loss, and multilingualism. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
LING 016  PSYCHOLINGUISTICS: LANGUAGE AND THE MIND  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 001A

Mental processes in production and comprehension of language. First and second language acquisition. Language breakdown due to neurological disease. Recommended for Psychology, English, Linguistics, and Foreign Language majors but open to all qualified students. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
LING 017  INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE ACQUISITION  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 001A

Introduces students to first language acquisition, including the early perception and production of speech sounds, early word acquisition, the development of rules for sentence production and comprehension, and the acquisition of communicative skills. Topics include children with bilingual children and atypical language development. Total of 54 hours of lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
LING 020  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
1 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Enrollment Limitation: Permission of Linguistics instructor and Dean of Languages

Independent, faculty-guided student inquiry, research of a linguistics topic. Total of 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass