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LING 120 The Physics of Speech

LING 120.  The Physics of Speech.  4 Credits.   N   

An introduction to the acoustic structure of speech intended for nonscience majors. Emphasis will be placed on the methods and standards by which scientists measure and evaluate the physical characteristics of speech. Topics will include: simple harmonic motion, the propagation of sound waves, aerodynamic aspects of vocal fold vibration, resonance, digital speech processing, frequency analysis, and speech synthesis. Three class hours and one laboratory per week. (Same as SPLH 220.) Prerequisite: MATH 101 or 104 or equivalent.

BGS in Linguistics

Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BGS in Linguistics. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website . 

Bachelor of Science in Education

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BA in Linguistics

...Either LING 420 (Fall only course) or LING...are required to complete 120 total hours of...

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience

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