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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ENGL 4030 - English Sociolinguistics

An introduction to sociolinguistics, the course examines regional and social dialects, language standards, gendered language, creoles and pidgins, “political correctness,” politeness, rudeness, sarcasm, slang, “bad” language, humor, naming practices, e-language, and global Englishes.

Prerequisites: ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, ENGL 3020, and one ENGL 2100-level Literature, all with grades of B or higher