LING 3026 Historical Linguistics

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as LIN 27.
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4 hours; 4 credits

Origin and evolution of language. Dialects, languages, language families. Relationships between languages and language families. Processes involved in language classification. Linguistic change. The comparative method and its use in historical reconstruction. This course is the same as Anthropology 3392 [17].

Prerequisite: Anthropology 2300 [2.3] or Linguistics 2001 [1] or permission of the chairperson.

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