Applied Linguistics

A division of Cook School of Intercultural Studies

Faculty

Dean: Bulus Galadima, Ph.D.
Chair: Kitty Purgason, Ph.D.
Professor: Lessard-Clouston, Liang, Purgason
Assistant Professor: Barber, Floyd, Payton, Peckham

Courses

Applied Linguistics (INAL)

INAL 300 - Introduction to Language and LinguisticsCredits 3

Introduction to the basic concepts in the scientific study of language, major areas of linguistic analysis, and several subareas of the field, including language in society. Material from English and a variety of other languages is used to provide a broad perspective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INAL 301 - General Articulatory PhoneticsCredits 3

The study of the articulation, classification, discrimination, production, and transcription of speech sounds. The focus is on a wide range of sounds found in the world's languages. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INAL 300 or INCS 310 or ENGL 351 (concurrent registration permitted).
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INAL 302 - Phonetics and Phonology of EnglishCredits 3

The study of the auditory discrimination, physical description, and systematic transcription of speech sounds, both standard and disordered, used in English and how these sounds are structured, organized and used. Some sounds from other languages are also included for comparison. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INAL 300 or INCS 310 or ENGL 351 (concurrent registration permitted).
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INAL 313 - Language and Culture LearningCredits 3

Techniques and activities to help a person be a more successful independent learner of a spoken language and the culture within which it is used. Practical experience in language and culture learning in a foreign-speaking community. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.
Fee: $125.

INAL 403 - Introduction to PhonologyCredits 3

Introduction to the systematic arrangements and rules by which languages organize and alter their speech sounds. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INAL 301 or INAL 302.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INAL 405 - Introduction to SyntaxCredits 3

Introduction to the patterns, regularities, and rule-governed alternations in grammar whereby words are organized into phrases, clauses, and sentences. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INAL 300 or INCS 310 or ENGL 351 (concurrent registration permitted).
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INAL 437 - Introduction to LiteracyCredits 3

An overview of literacy in neoliterate societies, including motivation, local authorship, orthography design, reading methodology, strategies for literacy programs and the relationship of literacy to social context. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INAL 446 - Introduction to SociolinguisticsCredits 3

Overview of the relationship between language and society. Topics covered include language and culture, language and social change, ethnicity, language contact, language policy, ethnography of communication, and social aspects of conversation. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: ENGL 351 or INAL 300 or INCS 310.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INAL 452 - Field Methods in LinguisticsCredits 3

Extensive working with speakers of non-Indo-European languages, with special emphasis on collecting and analyzing language data leading to descriptions of phonology and syntax. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INAL 300, INAL 301, INAL 403, INAL 405.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.
Fee: $100.

INAL 453 - Introduction to Bible TranslationCredits 3

An introduction to the principles and problems of cross-language and cross-cultural communication with special emphasis on translating the Bible into indigenous languages. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INAL 300 or INCS 310 or ENGL 351, and INAL 403 or INAL 405.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INAL 454 - Field Methods in Second Language and Culture LearningCredits 3

Overview of language and culture learning theories and skills. Topics covered include working with a cross-cultural partner, language learning styles, cultural bias, language and culture data management skills and comparison of cultural bias with biblical principles. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INAL 480 - Directed ResearchCredits 1-3

Independent study in various areas. Each student assigned to a faculty member for guidance and evaluation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Senior Class, or Junior Class; and Undergraduate Level.

INAL 481 - Topics in Applied LinguisticsCredits 1-3

Topics are listed in the class schedule each semester. Course may be taken multiple times for credit for credit with a different topic. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INAL 300.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INAL 482 - Topics in Applied LinguisticsCredits 1-3

Topics are listed in the class schedule each semester. Course may be taken multiple times for credit for credit with a different topic. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INAL 300.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.