Historical Linguistics

LING 432 (3)

Introduces students to the study of language change. It considers how and why languages change over time. Attention is given to the comparative method and principles of internal reconstruction, which are used to reconstruct earlier states of language and to classify languages into families based on historical relations. Students will gain experience applying these methods to data from a diverse range of languages and language families. Prerequisites: LING 201, 203, 204, 211.
Course Code: LING 432 | Credit Hours: 3 | Undergraduate Course

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