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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ENGL 4030 - English Sociolinguistics

An introduction to sociolinguistics, the course examines regional and social dialects, language standards, gendered language, creoles and pidgins, “political correctness,” politeness, rudeness, sarcasm, slang, “bad” language, humor, naming practices, e-language, and global Englishes.

Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, ENGL 3020, and one ENGL 2100-level Literature, all with grades of B or higher