Linguistics of Speech Science
This program is for students who are seeking an introduction to theory and research in the study of speech science.
Certificate program approval must be obtained from the Department of Linguistics. An overall cumulative CGPA of 3.0 is required for program approval.
After a student has completed 60 units, a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of not less than 2.40 is required for continuance in the certificate program. Students whose CGPA falls below 2.40 cannot enroll in any upper division LING courses. After their CGPA is restored to 2.40, students must meet with the departmental advisor to redeclare into the program.
Students complete a total of 18 units including all of
Provides a practical overview of English grammar based on linguistic principles. Explores fundamentals of English sentence structure, grammatical categories and grammatical analysis through lectures and hands-on work in the classroom. Develops skills that are applicable in language analysis, writing and communication. Open to all students.
Introduces the scientific study of speech, focusing on the mechanisms of speech production and perception, the ways in which speech is described and analyzed, the relationship between speech and technology, and the practical applications of phonetic science. Open to all students. Breadth-Social Sci/Science.
and two of
Explores how language works in human cognition. Investigates how people produce and understand language (whether written, spoken or signed). Uses evidence from the production and comprehension of speech sounds, words, and sentences to introduce psychological and cognitive systems for human language. Prerequisite: LING 220.
An overview of theoretical principles in phonology. Prerequisite: LING 282W; or LING 221 and any lower division W course.
Advanced training in speech sound description and analysis in the impressionistic and instrumental modes. Prerequisite: LING 330.
Explores language as a system of the human brain, including specific topics such as the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of language; language production, perception and processing; bilingualism, language learning and brain plasticity; and aphasia, dyslexia, deafness and sign languages. Prerequisite: 12 units of upper division linguistic courses.
A maximum of six units may be transferred from outside of Simon Fraser University toward this certificate.