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  • G=Goal
  • SLO=Student Learning Outcome

G1.Graduates will have an understanding of the sound systems across languages.

SLO1a. Students are able to transcribe phonetically and phonemically.

SLO1b. Students are able to analyze systematic patterns of sounds and phonological processes.

G2. Graduates will have an understanding of word structure and sentence structure.

SLO2a. Students are able to break down words into separate morphemes.

SLO2b. Students are able to indicate constituent structure and hierarchical relationships within phrases and sentences.

G3. Graduates will have a general familiarity with semantic analysis.

SLO3. Students can discuss various approaches to interpreting meaning.

G4. Graduates will understand the theories and stages associated with language acquisition.

SLO4. Students are able to identify the different theories and stages associated with language acquisition.

G5. Graduates will be familiar with factors associated with language change.

SLO5. Students can identify various factors leading to language change.

G6. Graduates will achieve a basic mastery of research techniques in linguistics.

SLO6. Students’ work demonstrates a basic mastery of research techniques that linguists use.