Jul 18, 2019  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
College Catalog 2019-2020

LING 436 - Spanish Dialectology

Cross-Listed as SPAN 376  and LATI 376  
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. This course satisfies the Area 3 requirement for the Spanish major. Prerequisite(s): SPAN 309   or consent of the instructor. Alternate years. (4 Credits)