English: Concentration in English Education
Major department advisors answered a few questions to assist you with your first-semester class selection.
|What are some of the highlights and features to know about this major?||Our program offers a subject matter competency waiver if student earns a grade of B- or better in each course for the major. Subject matter competency is required for admission to a post-bac credential program in the state of California.|
|When should I first meet with my major department?||As soon as possible.|
|How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them?||According to concentration; for English Education, the advisors are Professor Morris and Professor Gilligan; contact advisors via email or visit during office hours.|
|Where can I find information about major advising?||http://english.sfsu.edu/undergraduate-english-education|
|Does this major require any pre-work from me before I attend orientation or register for classes?||None.|
|What should I do if my major core and/or prequisite courses are full?||Consult with Professor Morris or Professor Gilligan for course planning.|
|Is there anything else I need to know about starting in this major?||Always select your courses for the major in consultation with your major advisor; ideally, meet with your advisor at least once per semester to plan your course of study.|
|What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?||Any core courses (ENG 480GW, 583/584, 461, 462); the following courses in the concentration: ENG 420, 417, 655, COMM 220 or COMM 553.|
|Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major?||Any two lower-division courses in literature.|
|Are there any registration blocks or holds in the system for this major, and if so, what do I do/who do I contact to clear them?||Students must declare English Education as a major to be eligible to register for COMM 220 or COMM 553.|
|Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?||No.|
|Are there any courses I should take first as a Freshman to get started in this major and/or are there any lower division GE course requirements that I can take that will also count toward this major?||Any two lower-division courses in literature.|
|Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?||
|Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major?||
None that will count toward major requirements.
AP English Language and Composition scores of 3 or higher can count toward GE requirements Area A2 and A4.
AP English Literature and Composition scores of 3 or higher can count toward GE requirements Area A2, A4 and C2.