Dec 07, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

ESL 2320 - Language and Society

Credits: 3 hrs
The course will develope/increase students’ ability to identify, location, evaluate, and use information effectvely and responsibly to increase understanding of the ways language works in society. Students will be introduced to investigative tools they need in order to be able to conduct their independent exploration of problematic ares, such as the relationship between linguistic varation and socialcategories like socioeconomic class, ethinicity, geographical location, age, the ways language creates indentifies, and the ways in which it constructs, mirros and disputes social justice and power in society.