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  Graduate School–New Brunswick 2010–2012 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Linguistics 615 Graduate Courses  

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16:615:510 Syntax I (3) Introduction to syntactic theorizing and analysis. Provides fundamental background in phrase structure theory, predicate argument structure, grammatical function changing, conditions on anaphora, case marking, thematic roles, and long-distance dependencies.
16:615:511 Syntax II (3) Intermediate-level discussion of major issues in syntactic theory, including theories of parametric variation, logical form and levels of grammar, and components and subtheories of grammar. Prerequisite: 16:615:510.
16:615:512 Syntax III (3) Selected topics of current research interest, with emphasis on reading and discussion of recent work.
16:615:515 Seminar in Syntactic Theory (3) Advanced-level discussion of current issues in syntactic theory. Topics vary. Prerequisite: 16:615:511 or permission of instructor.
16:615:517 Topics in Germanic Syntax (3) Further study of Germanic phenomena in the construction of syntactic theory. Emphasis on construction types that are of the greatest theoretical and crosslinguistic interest. Prerequisite: Working knowledge of generative grammar.
16:615:520 Phonology I (3) Introduction to major phonological phenomena and concepts of current theory, with emphasis on the development of analytical skills.
16:615:521 Phonology II (3) In-depth investigation of leading issues in current theory, with focus on the structure of representations and the organization of the phonological component of the grammar. Prerequisite: 16:615:520.
16:615:522 Phonology III (3) Selected topics in phonological theory and analysis from an advanced point of view. Topics may include the logical structure of a current theory, prosody, assimilation, tone, markedness, opacity, learnability, and the role of phonetics.

16:615:525 Seminar in Phonology (3) Exploration of a special topic arising from current research in phonological theory. Prerequisite: 16:615:521 or permission of instructor.
16:615:530 Semantics I (3) Introduction to model-theoretic semantics. Topics include elementary set theory, predicate logic, and their applications in the analysis of major semantic phenomena.
16:615:531 Semantics II (3) Mathematical tools for relating syntactic structure to semantic interpretation. Topics include higher-order logic, lambda calculus, intensional logic, type theory, type-driven translation, type lifting, and lattices. Prerequisite: 16:615:530.
16:615:532 Semantics III (3) A bridge between introductory courses in semantics and semantics seminars, broadening the range of topics and providing further research training. Content varies from year to year.
16:615:535 Seminar in Semantics (3) Exploration of current issues in semantic theory. Topics vary. Prerequisite: 16:615:532 or permission of instructor.
16:615:540 Phonetics (3) An introduction to phonetic concepts, theories, and techniques; basic issues in articulatory, acoustic, and perceptual phonetics.
16:615:545 Seminar in Phonetics (3) Advanced topics, such as the phonetics-phonology interface, the interplay between speech perception and phonology, biases in speech perception, and the psychological reality of phonology.
16:615:610 Formal Methods for Linguistics (3) Selected topics in logic, algebra, formal languages, computation, mathematical analysis, statistics, and/or formal learning theory, with applications to linguistics. Prerequisites: 16:615:511, 521, 531, or permission of instructor.
16:615:631 Field Methods for Linguistics (3) Analysis of the linguistic structure of an unfamiliar language, based on in-class work with a native-speaker consultant. Prerequisites: 16:615:511, 521, 531, or permission of instructor.
16:615:660 Special Topics in Current Linguistic Theory (3) Topics in current linguistic research that cross subdisciplinary boundaries. Prerequisites: 16:615:511, 521, 531, or permission of instructor.
16:615:670 Seminar in Learnability and Linguistic Theory (3) Approaches to language learning, focusing on relationships between learning proposals and linguistic theory. Concepts from computational learning theory relevant to understanding the learning implications of contemporary linguistic theory. Prerequisite: 16:615:520 or permission of instructor.
16:615:681 Practicum: Language Teaching (0) Students pursuing the Certificate in Language Learning and Teaching take this course while fulfilling the certificate's teaching requirements.
16:615:690,691 Qualifying Paper Workshop (3,3) Students working on qualifying papers present work in progress for discussion and criticism. Prerequisites: 16:615:511, 521, 531.
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