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Camden Undergraduate
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Undergraduate Education in Camden
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Liberal Arts Colleges
Camden College of Arts and Sciences
University College-Camden
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Availability of Majors
Engineering Transfer 005
Accounting 010
African American Studies 014
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biomedical Technology 124
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Classical Studies Minor
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer Program 005
English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989)
Prerequisites for All Students
Major Requirements: CCAS and UCC
Minor Requirements: CCAS and UCC
Independent Study and Internship: CCAS and UCC
Departmental Honors Program: CCAS and UCC
Teacher Certification in English: CCAS and UCC
Graduate Courses for Undergraduate Credit: CCAS and UCC
Dual-Degree Program
Courses (English 350)
Courses (American Literature 352)
Courses (Film 354)
Courses (Journalism 570)
Courses (Linguistics 615)
Courses (Writing 989)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Russian 860, Spanish 940)
Geology 460
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Home Economics 520
Honors College 525
International Studies Program 549
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Media Studies 657
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Nursing 705
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
Reserve Officer Training Programs
Russian 860
General Science 890
Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Speech 950
Statistics 960
Teacher Preparation Program 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
Walt Whitman Program in American Studies
Women's Studies 988
School of Business-Camden
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989) Courses (Linguistics 615)  

Courses (Linguistics 615)

50:615:201 Principles of Linguistics (3) Introduction to linguistics and its areas of inquiry, such as sociolinguistics, syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology, and morphology. Techniques of linguistic analysis and their applications to various languages.
50:615:202 Applied Linguistics (3) A survey of the applications of linguistics in various areas: the media, advertising, language acquisition, and English as a second language. Other topics include analysis of spoken discourse, language planning, and standardization. Prerequisite: 50:615:201 or permission of instructor.
50:615:225 Language, Class, and Culture (D) (3) A nontechnical study of social and geographical language differences, how men's and women's speech differs, standard versus nonstandard dialects, formal and informal speech styles, bilingualism, pidgin, and creole languages.
50:615:240 Introduction to Language (3) Nontheoretical overview of basic grammatical concepts and general interest questions relating to language, such as dialects, how ordinary conversation works, the origins of language, and more.
50:615:331 Linguistics and Literature (3) Application of concepts of linguistic analysis to the interpretation of literary texts. Topics include metaphor, speech acts, politeness, inference, point of view, and speech/thought presentation.
50:615:336 Modern American Grammar (3) A linguistic approach to English grammar. Theoretical and practical implications of English phonology, morphology, and syntax.
50:615:341 Language, Power, and Politics (D) (3) Examination of a range of political issues concerning language, including language attitudes (discrimination, "authority," and "correctness" in language), dialects/standard language ideology, political speech, language policy in the United States, advertising, gender, politically correct language, and ecolinguistics.
50:615:380 History of the English Language (3) A linguistic study of the English language at various periods of its history, the process of change from one period to another, and the relationship of English to other languages.
50:615:386,387 Special Studies in Linguistics (3,3) A course in a specially selected topic. Primarily, but not exclusively, for advanced students. Courses with different topics may be repeated for credit. 
50:615:495,496 Independent Study in Linguistics (BA,BA) An opportunity for advanced students to work individually with an instructor on a self-determined course of study. The project culminates in a substantial paper. Prerequisite: 50:615:201 or permission of instructor.
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