Mar 28, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 483 - Sociolinguistics

Concepts and methods of sociolinguistic analysis in first and second languages. Will examine differences among cultures in the relationship between language usage and inequality. ANTH 483 and WL 483 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both. Meets anthropology subfield Linguistics (L).

Prerequisites: either ANTH 180, ANTH 381, ENG 180, or WL 481.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Read, analyze and discuss critically major readings in the field of sociolinguistics
  • Analyze and apply the theoretical issues and terminology in the field
  • Consult major library and Internet sources related to the field of sociolinguistics
  • Conduct empirical research by collecting and analyzing original language data, or by doing a traditional research paper/poster on a major topic in the field and presenting results to the class

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