Subject: English
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: English


This course surveys some aspects of the history of English as a language, from Proto-Indo-European to the present day, through exploring the formation and histories of English words. Students will learn skills and knowledge to study the lexicon and morphology of English, and will discover how the past of English affects its present.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or LING 111; or a senior course in a language.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 204.6 may not take this course for credit. Histories of English course. Eligible to be used toward the College of Arts & Science English Language Writing Requirement.

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