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COMS 360 - Language and Social Interaction (4)

This class explores language in use including how people use language to accomplish tasks, create meaning, and interact with one another.  Students will learn language components such as phonetics, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics in relation to the communication process. Examines sociolinguistics, roles in prejudice, differences in language use in functional communication skills. Prerequisite: COMS/ANTH 204 or permission from instructor.