Courses & Programs

People and Their Languages [B]

COURSE CODE: ANT 103

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101

What is language? What is an accent? How do children learn language? These are some of the questions explored in this introductory course about language structure. This course investigates the nature of sounds, words, sentences, meanings, and conversations. The course applies learned concepts to other areas of language study: language acquisition, dialect variation, sign language, and language change. Emphasis is placed on collection and analysis of everyday language examples. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101