Upcoming Course Schedule

For your course-planning convenience, we post information here about upcoming course offerings in linguistics. This includes language science courses taught in various departments across campus.

Note that course offerings, times, and locations are subject to change. See the Course Search and Enroll App for up-to-date information on each course.

Fall 2022

Courses required for undergrad majors:

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes Prerequisites
1 Ling 101 Human Language Henke MW 12:05-12:55 + Discussion
2 Ling 310 Phonology Raimy MWF 11:00-11:50 Ling 101/301
3 Ling 330 Syntax Shields TR 1:00-2:15 Ling 101/301
4 Ling 522 Advanced Morphology Henke MW 2:30-3:45 Ling majors are required to take one 500-level course of their choice Ling 322
5 Ling 690 Capstone in Linguistics - Development of WI English Salmons TR 2:30-3:45 Soc Sci; Satisfies the Linguistics Capstone requirement Ling 310, 322, and 330

Graduate level courses:

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes
9 Ling 977 Seminar - Event-Feature-Precedence Phonology Raimy T 1:00-4:00
10 Ling 800 Research Methods & Materials Macaulay MW 4:00-5:15
11 Asian 775 Japanese Applied Linguistics: Multimodal Analysis of Social Interaction Mori R 3:30-6:00 (knowledge of Japanese not required)

Elective courses (at least 4 are required for the major):

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes Prerequisites
1 ALC 631 History of the Chinese Language R 3:30-6:00 Chinese proficiency
5 CSD 110 Intro to Communicative Disorders Finney MWF 9:55-10:45 Soc Sci
6 CSD 201 Anatomy & Physiology of Speech Parrell MWF 2:25-3:15 Bio Sci
7 CSD 202 Normal Aspects of Hearing Barrera TR 2:30-3:45 Bio Sci
8 CSD 240 Lang Development in Children & Adol Kaushanskaya TR 1:00-2:15
9 CSD 303 Speech Acoustics and Perception Niziolek MWF 11:00-11:50 CSD 201 & 202
10 CSD 315 Phonetics and Phonological Develop. Finney TR 11:00-12:15 CSD 201 & 240
11 CSD 503 Neural Mechanisms of Speech Dresang TR 8:00-9:15 Jr Neurobio major or Grad student
13 Eng 314 Structure of English Purnell TR 9:30-10:45 sophomore
14 Eng 316 Eng Lang Variation in the U.S. Huynh MWF 9:55-10:45 sophomore
15 Eng 318 Second Language Acquisition Huynh MW 2:30-3:45 sophomore
17 Eng 415 Introduction to TESOL Methods TR 1:00-2:15 sophomore
21 Ger 351 Intro to German Linguistics Louden MWF 1:20-2:10 German proficiency
26 Phil 516 Language & Meaning Mackay TR 2:30-3:45 Soc Sci Jr and 3 credits of Philosophy
27 Psych 414 Cognitive Psychology Gallimore TR 11:00-12:15 Soc Sci Psych 202
28 Psych 460 Child Development Rissman MW 4:00-5:15 Soc Sci Psych 202
30 Span 320 Spanish Phonetics various various Span 225
34 Span 446 Topic: Advanced Spanish Syntax Armstrong TR 8:00-9:15 Span 225
39 Span 321 Structure of Modern Spanish Stafford TR 2:30-3:45 Span 225
40 Span 331 Spanish Applied Linguistics Stafford TR 4:00-5:15 Span 225
41 Span 630 Topic: Spanish Intonation Rao TR 11:00-12:15
42 Ling 237 Language & Immigration in WI Salmons TR 11:00-12:15 Comm B, Soc Sci
43 Ling/AIS 371 Survey of N. American Indian Languages Macaulay MWF 1:20-2:10 Ethnic Studies 1st year L&S Honors students only
44 Hist/AIS 490 American Indian History Suarez TR 1:00-2:15 Soc Sci, Ethnic Studies Jr standing
45 Anthro/Ling 430 Language & Culture Enriquez TR 4:00-5:15 Honors optional Soph standing
46 Eng 414 Global Spread of English Purnell TR 11:00-12:15 sophomore
47 Folk 522 Digitally Documenting Everyday Communication Howard TR 1:00-2:15 Soc Sci jr standing, Comm Arts major or Digital Studies or Folklore Certificate
48 Ling 211 Global Language Issues Holmstrom MW 9:55-10:45 + F discussion Soc Sci
49 Span 430 Spanish in the US Tejedo-Herrero MWF 11:00-11:50 Span 225
50 Ling 373 Topics in Linguistics: Sign Language Linguistics Horton TR 8:00-9:15 Ling 101/301

See course descriptions for selected courses!

Summer 2022

We will be offering several Linguistics courses for the first time this summer!

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes
1 CS&D 210 Neural Basis of Communication Finney online; 8-week session 6/20-8/14 Bio Sci
6 English 319 Language, Race & Identity Purnell online; 4-week session 5/23-6/19 Bio Sci or Soc Sci, Ethnic Studies
7 Ling 101 Human Language Holmstrom & Jing in person; 8-week session 6/20-8/14
8 Ling 211 Global Language Issues Showers-Curtis online; 8-week session 6/20-8/14 Soc Sci, 4 credits
9 Ling 237 Language & Immigration in WI Vanhecke online; 6-week session 6/20-7/31 Soc Sci
10 Span 321 Structure of Modern Spanish Armstrong online; 4-week session 6/20-7/14
11 Span 420 Advanced Spanish Phonetics Rao online; 4-week session 7/18-8/14

Spring 2022

Courses required for undergrad majors:

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes Prerequisites
1 Ling 101/301 Human Language/Intro Henke MW 12:05-12:55 (+ Disc.)
2 Ling 322 Morphology Henke MWF 2:25-3:15 Ling 101/301
3 Ling 427 Field Methods II Li TR 2:30-3:45 capstone course open to senior Linguistics majors only; Ling 330 required prereq
4 *Ling 510 Phonological Theories Purnell MWF 9:55-10:45 Ling 310
5 *Ling 530 Advanced Syntax Li TR 11:00-12:15 Ling 330

(*Majors are required to take any ONE 500-level linguistics course)

Graduate seminars:

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes
4 Ling 977 Seminar: Sound Change Salmons W 2:25-5:25

Elective courses (at least 4 are required for the major):

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes Prerequisites
5 CS&D 110 Intro to Communicative Disorders Finney TR 11:00-12:15 Soc Sci
6 CS&D 201 Anatomy & Physiology of Speech Production Parrell MWF 9:55-10:45 Bio Sci
7 CS&D 202 Normal Aspects of Hearing Niziolek MW 2:30-3:45 Bio Sci
8 CS&D 210 Neural Basis of Communication Parrell TR 9:30-10:45 Bio Sci
9 CS&D 440 Child Language Disorders Von Glahn TR 1:00-2:15 CSD 240
14 Eng 314 Structure of English Huynh MWF 9:55-10:45 Sophomore standing
16 Eng 319 Language, Race, and Identity Purnell MWF 12:05-12:55 Bio/Soc Sci, Ethnic Studies Sophomore standing
17 Eng 320 Linguistic Theory and Child Language Cho TR 2:30-3:45 Soc Sci Sophomore standing
20 Eng 415 Introduction to TESOL Methods Nosek TR 1:00-2:15 Sophomore standing
27 Ling 340 Semantics Shields MWF 1:20-2:10 Ling 330
47 Eng 420 Bilingualism and Heritage Language Processing Huynh MW 2:30-3:45 Sophomore standing
48 Span 320 Spanish Phonetics various Span 225
50 Eng 514 English Syntax Wanner TR 11:00-12:15 Eng 314
51 AIS/Hist 490 American Indian History Villeneuve TR 11:00-12:15 Soc Sci, Ethnic Studies Junior standing
52 ALC 632 Studies in Chinese Linguistics: Contrastive Pragmatics Zhu R 3:30-6:00 Junior standing
53 Span 321 Structure of Modern Spanish Armstrong MW 2:30-3:45 Span 225
54 Span 630 The Bilingual Self Stafford MW 2:30-3:45
55 Ger 352 German as a Global Language Louden MWF 11:00-11:50
56 LIS 351 Intro to Digital Information various online + discussion Soc Sci CommA
57 LIS 640 Tribal Libraries, Archives, & Museums Beaudin R 5:30-8:00 Junior standing
58 Phil 516 Language & Meaning Mackay TR 9:30-10:45 Soc Sci Junior standing + 3 creds Phil
59 LIS 501 Intro to Text Mining Jiang M 9:00-11:30 Nat Sci Junior standing, satisfied QRA
60 Span 430 Spanish in the US Tejedo-Herrero TR 2:30-3:45 Span 225
61 Psych 460 Child Development Rissman MW 2:30-3:45 Soc Sci Psych 202
62 Psych 413 Language, Mind & Brain Koranda TR 4:00-5:15 Soc Sci Psych 202 or Ling 101

See course descriptions for selected courses!

Fall 2021

Courses required for undergrad majors:

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes Prerequisites
1 Ling 101 Human Language Shields MW 12:05-12:55 + Discussion
2 Ling 310 Phonology Purnell MWF 1:20-2:10 Ling 101/301
3 Ling 330 Syntax Li TR 2:30-3:45 Ling 101/301
4 Ling 522 Advanced Morphology Henke TR 9:30-10:45 Ling majors are required to take one 500-level course of their choice Ling 322
5 Ling 373 Topics in Linguistics: Capstone - Historical Algonquian Phonology Salmons MWF 11:00-11:50 Satisfies the Capstone requirement, i.e. it may be taken instead of Ling 426/427 Senior Ling major - email Becky for permission to enroll

Graduate seminars:

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes
9 Ling 977 Seminar: Syntax and Linearization Li W 2:25-5:25
10 Ling 800 Research Methods & Materials Henke TR 1:00-2:15
11 Eng 711 Research Methods in Applied Linguistics Cho TR 11:00-12:15

Elective courses (at least 4 are required for the major):

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes Prerequisites
1 ALC 432 Chinese Linguistics II Zhu TR 4:00-5:15 sophomore
4 ALC 434 Intro to Japanese Linguistics Mori MW 4:00-5:15 Japanese proficiency
5 CSD 110 Intro to Communicative Disorders Finney MWF 9:55-10:45 Soc Sci
6 CSD 201 Speech Science Parrell MWF 2:25-3:15 Bio Sci
7 CSD 202 Normal Aspects of Hearing Boothalingam TR 2:30-3:45 Bio Sci
8 CSD 240 Lang Development in Children & Adol TR 1:00-2:15
9 CSD 303 Speech Acoustics and Perception Niziolek MWF 11:00-11:50 CSD 201 & 202
10 CSD 315 Phonetics and Phonological Develop. Finney TR 11:00-12:15 CSD 201 & 240
11 CSD 503 Neural Mechanisms of Speech Mueller TR 10:00-11:15 Jr Neurobio major or Grad student
13 Eng 314 Structure of English Huynh MWF 9:55-10:45 sophomore
14 Eng 316 Eng Lang Variation in the U.S. Purnell MWF 11:00-11:50 sophomore
15 Eng 318 Second Language Acquisition Huynh MW 2:30-3:45 sophomore
17 Eng 415 Introduction to TESOL Methods Nosek TR 1:00-2:15 sophomore
21 Ger 351 Intro to German Linguistics Louden MWF 1:20-2:10 German proficiency
23 LIS 351 Intro to Digital Information MW 2:30-3:45 + discussion Soc Sci
26 Phil 516 Language & Meaning Mackay TR 9:30-10:45 Soc Sci Jr and 3 credits of Philosophy
27 Psych 414 Cognitive Psychology Postle TR 9:30-10:45 Soc Sci Psych 202
28 Psych 460 Child Development MW 2:30-3:45 Soc Sci Psych 202
30 Span 320 Spanish Phonetics various various Span 225
34 Span 446 Topic: El bilinguismo: cuestiones Stafford TR 4:00-5:15 Span 225
35 Eng 417 History of the English Language Zweck TR 9:30-10:45 sophomore
36 Ger 650 History of the German Language Somers TR 4:00-5:15
37 Psych 521 Structure of Human Thought: Concepts, Language, and Culture Lupyan TR 11:00-12:15 + Discussion Soc Sci Psych 406, 413, 414, or 460
38 Scan Studies 410 Intro to Scandinavian Linguistics Wolf TR 9:30-10:45
39 Span 327 Intro to Spanish Linguistics Tejedo-Herrero MWF 1:20-2:10 Span 225
40 Span 331 Spanish Applied Linguistics Stafford TR 2:30-3:45 Span 225
41 Span 630 Topic: Morphosyntax Armstrong MWF 9:55-10:45
42 Ling 303 Language History & Society Salmons MWF 9:55-10:45 (Ling 101 or historical linguistics class recommended)

See course descriptions for selected courses!