The History of the English Language

Also Known As

HIS
267
Course Section Number
ENG
267

Description

(Also HIS 267) This course will examine the evolution of the English language by reading texts (e.g. Beowulf, Chaucer, the King James Bible) to trace the development of the language from Old to Modern English. In order to explore the debates about language in modern America, we will also examine the evolution of the controversies surrounding African-American English.

Division

Humanities

Subject

English

Academic Level

Undergraduate

Topic Code

Communication Skills

Credits

1.00 c.u.
With a final grade of C- or better.

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