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William R Seaburg
B CUSP 115
Bothell Campus

Discovery Core II: Individuals and Society

Addresses an important social issue through an interdisciplinary perspective, continues to build creative and critical skills, and focuses on the relationship between the individual and society. Offered: W.

Class description

This course will revolve around a series of fundamental questions, including: Is language unique to humans? How do children learn language? Is written language different from spoken language? How is language structured and why is this important? How do words change meaning? Are some languages better than others? How does conversation work? Do men and women speak different languages? How are languages born and how do they die? How we choose what to say and how we can’t choose what to say. This course will change the way you listen to the world.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by William R Seaburg
Date: 10/31/2008