Feb 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions


    ENG 430 - English Language: Development and Issues

    This course provides students with an introduction to the historical, linguistic, grammatical, and social dimensions of the English language. It includes such topics as the social history and development of English; morphemic, syntactic, and semantic views of language; the nature of and difference between descriptive and prescriptive grammars; the nature of dialect and variation in language; and social, cultural, and political issues related to language use.

    Prerequisites & Notes
      or   This course is required of all English and English Education majors.

    Credits: 3