ENGL 315 Structure and History of English

Structure and History considers the historical and linguistic influences that have shaped English into the international language of the modem world. The study emphasizes the historical development of English from its prehistoric Indo-European roots to its modern varieties, and it also explores the socio-linguistic contexts of its varieties, dialects and registers. Prerequisite: ENGL 120 - College Composition II or ENGL 121H - Honors Composition II. This course is part of the university's Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines program.