Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 
    Apr 13, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYCH 461 - Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition

Credits: 4
An exploration of psychological research from the fields of bilingualism and second language acquisition (SLA). Topics include an examination of current cognitive models of bilingual language acquisition, production, and comprehension as well as the impact of cultural factors on bilingual language use and maintenance. In addition, approaches to second language instruction are considered with an emphasis on both in-class and immersion contexts.

Prerequisite: PSYCH 110 ; or one core course in Psychology from either the Human Processes (160s) or Individual Differences (170s) category; or permission of the instructor.

Distribution Requirements: PD, SB.

This course satisfies the structures of power and privilege (SPP) requirement for Psychology majors.