May 25, 2018  
College Catalog 2014-2015 
College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LATI 436 - Spanish Dialectology

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A survey of modern dialectal variations of Spanish that includes examination of American Spanish dialects as well as those of the Iberian Peninsula. Sociolinguistic issues and historical aspects of dialect variation and study will be addressed, along with other extralinguistic factors. Through this course, students will be provided an introduction to theories of language change, as well as the history of the language, and will gain a broad understanding of the different varieties of Modern Spanish. Prerequisite(s): HISP 309  or consent of the instructor. Alternate years. (4 Credits)