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LANG 275 Field Experience
1-12 hours. Experience in supervised field situations, generally off campus, involving extensive communication activity. Admission to course and amount of credit determined by the faculty supervisor. Pass/No Pass.

LANG 285 Selected Topics
1-3 hours. A variety of topics may be offered that reflect the interests of faculty, visiting professors, and students.

LANG 295 Individualized Study
1-3 hours. Individualized study or supervised research in an area of special interest to the student which is outside the regular offerings of the major. Additional course fee (per credit) is required.

LANG 340 General and Cultural Linguistics
3 hours. A study of the nature of verbal symbols as they function in communication. The course will include phonetic transcription, semantics, modern grammatical theories, history of the English language, and modern English dialects.

LANG 343 Second Language Acquisition
3 hours. This course familiarizes students with linguistic, psychological, cognitive, and socio-cultural aspects of second (or additional) language acquisition and related language acquisition theories. Students reflect on their own language learning and acquisition experiences in light of these theories and consider implications for the teaching and learning of additional languages. Offered every other year.

LANG 350 Introduction to TESOL
3 hours. An introduction to the theory and practice of teaching English (or any language) to non-native speakers. Topics include principles of language teaching, communicative and interactive approaches, teaching methods and techniques for improving different language skills, lesson planning, materials selection and adaptation, testing, cultural issues, teaching English as Christian witness, and working with English-as-a-second-language students in a mainstream class. Students relate theory to practice in a school- or community-based practicum.

LANG 475 Field Experience
1-12 hours. Experience in supervised field situations, generally off campus, involving extensive communication activity. Admission to course and amount of credit determined by the faculty supervisor. Pass/No Pass.

LANG 485 Selected Topics
1-3 hours. A variety of topics may be offered that reflect the interests of faculty, visiting professors, and students.

LANG 495 Individualized Study
1-3 hours. Individualized study or supervised research in an area of special interest to the student which is outside the regular offerings of the major. Additional course fee (per credit) is required.