COURSE OFFERINGS

Please note, this is a tentative list of course offerings and is subject to change.
Course descriptions available here.

For the most current listing, see http://websoc.reg.uci.edu/perl/WebSoc.

 

Fall 2022 Course Offerings

Course Number Course Title
Number

Title

LSCI 1

LANGUAGES OF  THE WORLD (MIS, B.) (satisfies VIII. International/Global Studies)

The world has over 6,000 languages, with an exuberant variety of sounds, words, grammars. introduction to a representative (about eight), drawn from every continent. Students not expected to learn these languages, but to explore and study their structure and complexity. 

LSCI 2

DISCOVERING LANGUAGE (BAR-SEVER, G.) (satisfies VII. Multicultural Studies)

Explores language's prevasiveness and diversity; demonstrates ways linguistics illuminates language's crucial-albeit hidden-societal role. Issues: self-and group-identification, language death, language in legal and educational settings, illustrations: spoken and signed languages, varieties of English, and Native American languages. 

LSCI 3

INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS (NGUYEN, E.) (satisfies III. Social and Behavioral Sciences & V.B. Formal Reasoning)

Emphasis on the notion that language is a remarkable achievement of the human mind. Current insights into the nature of language. Survey of various subfields of linguistics. Introduction to linguistic analysis. 

LSCI 10

INTRO TO PHONOLOGY (TRAN, T.) (satisfies III Social and Behavioral Sciences & V.B. Formal Reasoning)

Basic concepts in phonetic description and phonological analysis.

LSCI 51

ACQUISITION OF LANG BAR-SEVER, G.) (satisfies III Social and Behavioral Sciences)

What children say, what they mean, and what they understand. Theories about the learning of language by one-, two-, and three-year-olds. Comparison of kinds of data on which these theories are based.

LSCI 51B

BILINGUAL EDUC (TORRES, J.)

Provides a comprehensive overview of current issues in bilingual education and bilingualism. Topics include dimensions of bilingualism, the effects of bilingualism on children's linguistic and cognitive development, bilingual education programs, literacy, special needs, and assessment.

LSCI 109

FORMAL LANGUAGES (MAYER, C.)

Prerequisite for the course; LSCI 3 plus some basic familiarity with programing. A background in Python is preferable, but the course will cover Python basics briefly in the first week. The programing prerequisite can be fulfilled by ICS 31/ICS 32A/EECS 12, or by permission of the instructor.

LSCI 142

INTRO TO LOGIC (STAFF)

Introduction to sentence logic, including truth tables and natural deduction; and to predicate logic, including semantics and natural deduction.

LSCI 145A

ELEMENTARY SET THEORY (MEADOWS, T.)

An introduction to the basic working vocabulary of mathematical reasoning. Topics include sets, Boolean operations, ordered n-tuples, relations, functions, ordinal and cardinal numbers.

LSCI 159

COG NEUROSCI OFLANG (KROLL, J.)

 

LSCI 195A

LANGUAGE SCIENCE RESEARCH 1 (SCRONTAS, G.)

 

 

Winter 2023 Course Offerings

Course Number Course Title
Number

Title

LSCI 3

 

LSCI 20

 

LSCI 99

 

LSCI 119

 

LSCI 155

 

LSCI 169

 

LSCI 195B

 

LSCI 195W

 

 

 

 

Spring 2023 Course Offerings

Course Number Course Title
Number

Title

LSCI 2

 

LSCI 3

 

LSCI 10

 

LSCI 20

 

LSCI 107M

 

LSCI 109

 

LSCI 115

 

LSCI 165B

 

LSCI 195C

 

 

 

 

 

Fall 2021 Course Offerings

Course Number Course Title
LSCI 1

LANGUAGES OF WORLD (MIS, B.)

LSCI 2

DISCOVER LANGUAGE (BAR-SEVER, G.)

LSCI 3

INTRO TO LINGUISTICS (NGUYEN, E.)

LSCI 10

INTRO TO PHONOLOGY (TRAN, T.)

LSCI 43

INTR SYMBOLIC LOGIC (WEHMEIER, K.)

LSCI 51

ACQUISITION OF LANG (PEARL, L.)

LSCI 51B

BILINGUAL EDUC (TORRES, J.)

 

Winter 2022 Course Offerings

Course Number Course Title
LSCI 3

INTRO TO LINGUISTICS/FUTRELL, R.

LSCI 20

INTRO TO SYNTAX/BAR-SEVER, G.

LSCI 107M

COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR LANG RES/SCONTRAS, G.

LSCI 109

SPECIAL TOPICS IN CORPUS LING./BAR-SEVER, G.

LSCI 119/219

SPECIAL TOPICS PHONOLOGY/MAYER, C.

LSCI 155

PSYCHOLOGY OF LANGUAGE/SCONTRAS, G.

LSCI 169

JAPANESE SOCIOLINGUISTICS/RIGGS, H.

LSCI 195B

LANG SCI RES I/SCONTRAS, G.

 

Spring 2022 Course Offerings

Course Number Course Title
LSCI 2

DISCOVERING LANGUAGE/MIS, B.

LSCI 3

INTRO TO LINGUISTICS/TBA

LSCI 10

INTRO TO PHONOLOGY/TBA 

LSCI 20

INTRO TO SYNTAX/TBA

LSCI 99

EXPERIMENTAL METHODS LANG RES/XIE, X. 

LSCI 159/259

SPECIAL TOPICS IN PSYCHOLINGUISTICS/TBA

LSCI 164A

TOPICS ROMANCE LANGUAGES/TRAN, T.

LSCI 165B

STRUCTURE OF JAPANESE/RIGGS, H.

LSCI 169

SPECIAL TOPICS IN LANGUAGE STUDIES/TBA 

LSCI 195C

LANG SCI RES I/SCONTRAS, G.

LSCI 195W

LANGUAGE SCIENCE RESEARCH III/PEARL, L.

 

 

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