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ANTH& 207 - Linguistic Anthropology

5 Credits
Explores language in its social context, language structure and change, and intercultural explorations.

Course Note Previously ANTHR 210.

Designed to Serve Transfer students, social science majors, future teachers.
Active Date 2015-10-30

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Social Science Area II

Course Outline
Language and its structure and analysis
Language and the brain
Intercultural contact and communication
Non-human communication systems
Language evolution
Language development in children
Dialectical diversity
Language change and extinction

Student Learning Outcomes
Analyze language structure.

Identify characteristics of diverse language groups and cultures.

Describe influence of power relationships on language policies and language groups.

Identify the causes of intra- and intercultural miscommunication.

Identify causes and extent of language extinction

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