Jun 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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EN 302 - History and Structure of the English Language

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: EN 102  and a 200-level English course or permission of the Department Chair of Languages, Literature, and Philosophy

This course begins with basic linguistic concepts and a brief study of phonology, and then moves through discussions of the major language families descended from Indo-European, English as a Germanic Language, Old English, Middle English, and Modern English. A special focus is placed upon the political and social aspects of language, as well as morphology, vocabulary, and grammar.

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