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.

Summer 2023

Exciting new American Sign Language course will be offered this summer!

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes
1 CS&D 210 Neural Basis of Communication online; 8-week session 6/19-8/13 Bio Sci
6 English 319 Language, Race & Identity Purnell online; 4-week session 5/22-6/18 Bio Sci or Soc Sci, Ethnic Studies
8 Ling 101 Human Language online; 8-week session 6/19-8/13
11 Span 420 Advanced Spanish Phonetics Rao online; 4-week session 5/22-6/18
12 Ling 351 American Sign Language 1 in person MTWR 9:30-11:30; 8-week session 6/19-8/13 (this will count as a "language" class, but not a Linguistics major elective)

Spring 2023

Courses required for undergrad majors:

wdt_ID Course Instructor Time Special Attributes Prerequisites
1 Ling 101/301 Human Language/Intro Shields MW 12:05-12:55 (+ Disc.)
2 Ling 322 Morphology Macaulay MWF 2:25-3:15 Ling 101/301
4 *Ling 510 Phonological Theories Raimy MWF 1:20-2:10 Ling 310
5 *Ling 530 Advanced Syntax Li TR 11:00-12:15 Ling 330
6 Ling 690 Capstone: Topics in Menominee Grammar Macaulay MW 4:00-5:15 Soc Sci; satisfies the "capstone" requirement in the Ling major (instead of Ling 426/427) Ling 310, 322, and 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: Language Endangerment, Documentation, & Revitalization Henke 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 Dresang MWF 9:55-10:45 Bio Sci
7 CS&D 202 Normal Aspects of Hearing Niziolek TR 2:30-3:45 Bio Sci
8 CS&D 210 Neural Basis of Communication Parrell TR 9:30-10:45 Bio Sci sophomore standing
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 303 Language, History, & Society Salmons MWF 9:55-10:45 Ling 101/301
47 Eng 420 Experimental Syntax Cho TR 11:00-12:15 Sophomore standing
48 Span 320 Spanish Phonetics various Span 225
50 Eng 514 English Syntax Huynh MW 2:30-3:45 Eng 314
51 ALC 358 Language in Japanese Society Mori MW 4:00-5:15 Soc Sci specific Japanese language proficiency
52 ALC 632 Studies in Chinese Linguistics: Second Language Pragmatics Zhu R 2:25-4:55 Junior standing
53 Span 327 Intro to Spanish Linguistics Armstrong MWF 1:20-2:10 Span 225
54 Span 446 Spanish-speaking Bilingualism Stafford MWF 3:30-4:20 Span 225
55 Ger 352 Barbarians: Languages & Stories Somers TR 2:30-3:45 Ger 351
57 LIS 640 Tribal Libraries, Archives, & Museums R 5:30-8:00 Junior standing
58 Phil 516 Language & Meaning Mackay MWF 1:20-2:10 Soc Sci Junior standing OR 3 creds Phil
59 LIS 501 Intro to Text Mining Jiang M 9:00-11:30 Nat Sci Junior standing, satisfied QRA
60 Span 420 Advanced Spanish Phonetics Rao MWF 11:00-11:50 Span 320
61 Psych 460 Child Development MW 4:00-5:15 Soc Sci Psych 202
62 Psych 521 Structure of Human Thought Lupyan TR 9:30-10:45 + Disc Soc Sci Psych 406, 413, 414, or 460
63 Ling 309 Grammatical Variability of Language Li TR 2:30-3:45 Ling 101/301
64 Ling 373 Topics - Intro to Data Sci and Stats for Linguists Raimy MWF 11:00-11:50 Ling 101/301
65 Ling 373 Topics - Ugaritic Hutton MWF 8:50-9:40 (satisfies the Non-Indo-European language requirement in the Linguistics PhD program) Ling 101/301
66 ALC 432 Intro to Chinese Linguistics WF 2:30-3:45 sophomore standing
67 Span 429 Intro to the Romance Langs Tejedo-Herrero TR 1:00-2:15 Span 226, Fren 228, Ital 311, or Port 226
68 Span 630 Desarrollo: variedad estándar Tejedo-Herrero MWF 11:00-11:50 Grad student

See course descriptions for selected courses!

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!