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Course Overview

An examination of the theories and principles of sociolinguistics with specific reference to sign languages and Deaf communities around the world. Topics include multilingualism, bilingualism, and language contact, variation, discourse analysis, language policy and planning and language attitudes.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Doctorate, Graduate
Prerequisites: All first year Linguistics MA courses or by permission of instructor.

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate