Division: Language & Communication Studies
Linguistics investigates the science of language. This includes, but is not limited to the study of syntax, phonetics and semantics. Linguistics prepares students for successful careers in language teaching and other education positions both in the US and abroad. Linguistics also prepares individuals for careers in the computer industry, law, publishing and the media, advertising and government.
Language and Communication Studies Division Chair
Cynthia Johnson | (559) 730-3966 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kaweah: 251C | Visalia Campus
Dean of Language and Communication Studies/Educational Support Services
Angela Sanchez | (559) 737-5362 | email@example.com
Lodgepole: 126 | Visalia Campus
For a complete list of courses and descriptions visit: COURSES
LING 111 Introduction to Language
An introduction to the nature, structure, and acquisition of human language; the nature of linguistic diversity; the relationship between linguistic structure, language use and development. Language data considered will be drawn from languages common to California's Central Valley.