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Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics

Instructor: Prof. Martha Ruiz

This course is a survey of the basic linguistics topics in the study of the Spanish language, from the point of view of contemporary linguistic theory. In this course, various concepts from the primary linguistic fields will be introduced: phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, among others. Upon completion of this course, each student will have a greater understanding of the basic grammatical patterns of Spanish and will be prepared to take more advanced Hispanic Linguistics courses.

Este curso se dará en español.

Note: This course is required for all Hispanic Linguistics majors and must be taken prior to most Hispanic Linguistics courses numbered 5xx and above.

Requisites: Prerequisite, SPAN 300 or 301