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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

LL 220 - Languages of the World

This course introduces students to the concept of language families and to the linguistic, cultural, political, and economic effects of languages in contact over time. Basic principles of historical, anthropological, and socio-linguistics are applied to a variety of languages. A primary goal of the course is to give students the tools to understand the role of languages in globalization and the relation of globalization to the evolution of languages.

Credits: 3 cr.
Misc. Notes: Optional Applied Language Component (one credit).
Liberal Studies Requirement: Social Science/Organizational Studies