English: Concentration in Linguistics
Major Requirements (SF State Bulletin: Degree Requirements)
Roadmap (SF State Bulletin: Roadmap)
GE Requirements (SF State Bulletin: General Education)
Your major advisor answered a few questions to assist you with your first semester courses — see below.
- General Information
- Transfer Student Information
- Freshman Student Information
- College Resource Center (Advising)
|What are some of the highlights and features to know about this major?||A major in linguistics provides students with the skills needed for careers in education, academia, tech industry and the non-profit sector.|
|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 Linguistics, the advisors are Professor Lederer and Professor Smirnova; contact advisors via email or visit during office hours.|
|Where can I find information about major advising?|
|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 Lederer or Professor Smirnova|
|What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?||
Any core courses (ENG 420, ENG 480GW, ENG 583/584, ENG 461, 462)
Any courses in the concentration: ENG 421, 424, 425
|Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major?||Any two lower-division courses in English 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?||None.|
|Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?||
Yes, from an AA-T in English.
|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 English literature. For GE and Written English proficiency requirements, you will need to complete ENG 114 & ENG 214 (or equivalent).|
|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 Compositionscores of 3 or higher can count toward GE requirements Area A2, A4 and C2.
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