Fundamentals of Spanish Linguistics
A comprehensive overview of the field of linguistics as it relates to Spanish. Starting from the question What does it mean to know Spanish?, the course reviews the areas of phonology, morphology, syntax, pragmatics, semantics, applied linguistics, and sociolinguistics. The main goal is to develop students' skills in analyzing data, forming and testing hypotheses, and arguing for the correctness of solutions. Individual topics investigated by students. Prerequisite: Spanish 301 or 302 or consent of instructor. One course.