Apr 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

AL 220 - Languages of the World


This course introduces the linguistic, sociopolitical, and economic effects of language contact over time. The Indo-European family illustrates typological principles which students then apply to other languages and their status on the world’s stage, focusing on the role of languages in globalization and the impact of globalization on language evolution.

Credits: 4

Core: Engaging Diverse Identities

Notes: Optional Applied Language Component, 2 credits.