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San Francisco State University
English B.A. Concentration in Linguistics

A Bachelor of Arts in English is an enriching pursuit that can lead to an exciting career in teaching, law, publishing, information science, business, and beyond. The B.A. in English typically includes introductory course work in the study of language, the principles of critical investigation and critical writing, and the various methods of literary and/or language study. Students in all concentrations complete core requirements, which include six units of lower-division coursework in literature in English, a Junior Seminar (ENG 480), a course in Shakespeare, and two to three courses surveying the history of Literature in English. Beyond these core courses, students pursue programs of study further exploring literature, language studies, or English education. The requirements for each of these concentrations familiarize students with one of the principal areas of English studies, and show how other areas of English studies can illuminate his or her area of concentration.

English majors concentraing in Linguistics are required to complete a 45-unit program consisting of 6 units of lower-division prerequisites, 15 units of core requirements and 24 units of linguistics course work.

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