Fall 2013 Course Details

Please visit the University Registrar's Schedule of Classes for information on:

  • Elective courses in related disciplines cross-listed in language and linguistics.
  • Course meeting times and locations.

Courses

The Undergraduate Program in Language and Linguistics involves coursework from the core subfields of linguistics, supplemented with additional linguistics electives or courses from related disciplines. A list of the linguistics courses offered in the current academic year appears below. A full list of the computational linguistics courses offered this year can be found on the Computational Linguistics Master's Program course page

For information on all undergraduate linguistics courses, including the full description and frequency of offering for each course, please see the Brandeis University Bulletin Linguistics section, under "Courses of Instruction."

Fall 2014


Core Courses

LING 100: Introduction to Linguistics
Instructor: Lotus Goldberg.

  •  The course has no prerequisites
  • Satisfies the general requirement in Social Sciences

LING 120: Syntactic Theory
Instructor: Lotus Goldberg.

  • Prerequisite: LING 100 is recommended but not required
  • Satisfies the general requirement in Social Sciences

Electives

LING 131: Programming for Linguistics
Instructor: Nianwen Xue.

  • Prerequisite for undergraduate students: LING 100 and COSI 11a or equivalent prior programming experience to be determined by permission of the instructor

LING 160: Mathematical Methods in Linguistics
Instructor: Keith Plaster.

  • This course has no prerequisites
  • Satisfies the general requirement in Natural Sciences and Quantitative Reasoning

LING 190: Topics in Linguistics: Phonetics
Instructor: Keith Plaster.

  • Prerequisite: LING 100
  • Satisfies the general requirement in Social Sciences

Spring 2015

                         

Core Courses

LING 110: Phonological Theory
Instructor: Keith Plaster.

  • Prerequisite: LING 100
  • Satisfies the general requirement in Social Sciences

LING 130: Formal Semantics: Truth, Meaning and Language
Instructor: Sophia Malamud.

  • Prerequisite: LING 100 is recommended but not required
  • Satisfies the general requirement in Social Sciences, Humanities, and Quantitative Reasoning

Electives

LING 125: Linguistic Typology
Instructor: Lotus Goldberg.

  • Prerequisite: LING 100 or permission of instructor
  • Satisfies the general requirement in Social Sciences

Syntax II [Course number TBA]
Instructor: Lotus Goldberg.

  • Prerequisite: LING 120 or permission of instructor
  • Satisfies the general requirement in Social Sciences

LING 197: Language Acquisition and Development
Instructor: Keith Plaster.

  • Prerequisite: LING 100 or permission of instructor
  • Satisfies the general requirement in Social Sciences and Oral Communication