May 26, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

CMSD 330 - Nature and Foundations of Language


Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: CMSD-210
This course is designed to provide an overview of typical American English language development, including major American dialects. Child language is placed in the context of social, motor, and cognitive development from birth through adolescence. Emphasis is placed on the crucial relationship between language development and literacy acquisition. Participants use basic language observation and analysis techniques to explore phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics and pragmatics. This course is required for CMSD majors.