Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
ENG 230 Literacy: Form and Function 3 sem. hrs.
This course is an introduction to the study of language from a theoretical and applied perspective. As a prescriptive study, students will focus on the actual constructs of Standard English in order to improve their own reading and writing skills. As a descriptive study, students will focus on other nonstandard forms of English and how language functions in society. Education students will understand how to teach language skills to students from different social communities and gain insight into how language is used in specific situations. Students in other fields, particularly Sociology or Psychology, will understand how language functions as a symbolic system in human communities. Replaces ENG 325. ENG 102 or HON 103 competency required. Offered every Spring semester.
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