2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    Dec 03, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

SPAN 3950 - Introduction to Spanish Linguistics

Goals: To teach students the basic principles of Descriptive Linguistics and of Applied Linguistics.

Content: (1) Phonetics: exploration and classification of the sound system of Spanish and its theoretical representation; (2) Morphology: word formation and inflection in Spanish; (3) Syntax: word order, arrangement, and structure. This course provides students with a level of knowledge that enables them to make connections around relevant issues in contemporary Spanish linguistics, such as Heritage speakers’ discourse, language acquisition, bilingualism, code-switching, Spanglish, and Spanish in the United States.

Taught: Alternate years

Prerequisite: SPAN 3900 or SPAN 3910 with a grade of C- or higher.

Credits: 4