Schedule of Classes Course Description

Lehman College
Course Prefix: ENG                                     Course Number: 305                                    
Course Title: History of the English Language
Subject: English
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Historical linguistics and the study of English, including analysis of selected texts from Old English through early modern English to illustrate the development of the English language. Attention will be paid to the phonology and grammar of the English language and to ways language is used for expressive ends in the selected literary examples.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of 60 college credits or of two 200-level ENG courses, or Departmental permission.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: