2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 18, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

CMSD 330 - Language and Speech Acquisition

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.