NYU Steinhardt

Science of Language

  • Course Number: CSCD-UE 1045
  • Hours: 60
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This course provides and overview of the scientific study of the human language faculty, focusing on the cognitive & neural processing mechanisms that underlie linguistic knowledge & use. We describe contemporary approaches to delineating levels of language structure & review various scientific methodologies used to study language. Topics include language knowledge & use as well as language change & variation. Liberal Arts Core/CORE Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Natural Sciences
  • Old Course Number: E34.1045