Apr 13, 2021  
2020-2021 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog

ALS 2320 - Language and Society

Credits: 3 hrs
The course explores sociolinguistics, that is, the study of the ways language works in society. Students will be familiarized with both classic and contemporary issues in the field, namely, the relationshio between linguistic variation and social categories like socioeconomic class, ethnicity, geographical location, and age, to name a few. In addition, students will be presented with ways language creates identites, ways in which it contructs, mirrors, and disputes social justice and power in society. 
General Education Designation: Yes
Student Learning Outcome: Information Literacy
Area of Knowledge: Foreign Lang & Culture
Curricular Theme: Diversity