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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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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.

Quarters Typically Offered
Winter Online
Designed to Serve Transfer students, social science majors, future teachers.
Active Date 20200303T13:40:48

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Social Science Area II

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

Student Learning Outcomes
Analyze and compare various language stuructures.

Identify linguistic characteristics of language groups and cultures.

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

Idenitfy the causes of intra- and intercultural miscommunication.

Identify the causes and extent of language extinction.

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