Also, most advanced courses are offered every second or third summer, so each year brings a different combination of options.
In 2019 we plan to teach either Language Documentation or Sociolinguistic Methods in Language Survey (plus the Survey Lab) but not both. Let us know soon if you have a preference!
- Ling 502: Acoustic Phonetics (planned for 2020 or 2021)
- Ling 503: Phonology II (planned for 2020 or 2021)
- Ling 504: Syntax II (planned for 2020)
- Ling 505: Typology and Discourse 2019!
- Ling 507: Special Topics
- 1-3 semester hours
Most summers we offer special courses on a one-time or experimental basis; these all carry the course number Ling 507. See separate descriptions below for ones that we anticipate in the next couple years.
- Ling 507: Special Topics: Facilitating Participatory Development in Language Communities (planned for 2020)
- Ling 507: Special Topics: Lexicography 2019!
- Ling 510: Semantics and Pragmatics every summer!
- Ling 511: Translation of Texts: Theory and Practice (planned for 2020)
- Ling 512: Sociolinguistic Methods in Language Survey possible in 2019! (otherwise, planned for 2020)
- Ling 512L: Sociolinguistic Methods in Language Survey Lab possible in 2019! (otherwise, planned for 2020)
- Ling 513: Tone Analysis (planned for 2020 or 2021)
- Ling 519: Introduction to Literacy Principles (planned for 2020)
- Ling 530: Introduction to Writing Systems 2019!
- Ling 534: Historical Linguistics 2019!
- Ling 536: Special Topics: Language Documentation possible in 2019! (otherwise, planned for 2020)
- Ling 580: Academic Writing in Linguistics every summer!
- 1 semester hour
Prerequisite: Acceptance to the M.A. program in linguistics or permission of the instructor.
Instruction and practice in academic writing within the field of linguistics. All students will be required to submit a sample of their writing for peer review, and review fellow students’ writing. (Intended primarily for students beginning the process of writing an M.A. thesis. This course is required for the M.A. in linguistics.)
- Ling 590: Directed Studies every term!
- 1-4 semester hours
Individualized reading courses, for M.A. students who have an approved program of study. Often used to prepare you to write your thesis.
- Ling 594: Research every term!
- 1-4 semester hours
Supervised research for M.A. students, especially as they do extra research for their thesis.
- Ling 996: Continuing Enrollment every term!
- 1-6 semester hours
A “place-holder” course for M.A. students who have taken all their coursework and are working on their thesis.
- Ling 998: Thesis every term!
- 4 semester hours
M.A. students register for this course at some point while they are working on their thesis, but they don’t necessarily finish it in the term when they register.
On this website, we’ve described some courses informally. If you want the official descriptions, see the UND academic catalog.