Center for Applied Liberal Arts

Theory & Practice of Terminology

This course introduces students to the basic principles and methods of contemporary terminology research and documentation. While the emphasis is on applied terminology, students learn the theoretical background of contemporary terminological practice, including relevant aspects of linguistics, lexicography, and classification. Students explore representative aspects of research and documentation, typical methods for recording and storing terminology (terminography), database record structure, and computer-based systems for terminology management.
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Associated Degrees