Bachelor of Arts in English: Concentration in Individual Major Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 45             

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
Major Prerequisite (Two Total): Lower-division Literature Course in English 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15-16
Third Semester
Major Prerequisite (Two Total): Lower-division Literature Course in English 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3 3-4
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 9
 Units15
Fifth Semester
ENG 420 Introduction to the Study of Language 3
ENG 480GW Junior Seminar - GWAR 3
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6
 Units15
Sixth Semester
ENG 421 SYNTAX 3
ENG 424 Phonology and Morphology 3
ENG 583
Shakespeare: Representative Plays
or Shakespeare: Selected Plays
3
Concentration Electives (Four Total with Approval of Advisor) – Take Two 6
 Units15
Seventh Semester
ENG 425 Language in Context 3
Major Core: Survey Course – Select Two 6
Literature in English I: Beginnings through the 17th Century  
Literature in English II: 18th and 19th Centuries  
Literature in English III: The Twentieth Century  
Concentration Electives (Four Total with Approval of Advisor) – Take One 3
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
ENG 422 History of the English Language 3
Concentration Electives (Four Total with Approval of Advisor) – Take Two 6
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6
 Units15
 Total Units120-122
1

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and select ENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses.

2

To avoid taking additional units, it is recommended that you meet LLD and SF State Studies requirements (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) within your GE or major.

3

Consider taking a class combined with a laboratory or a separate lab to fulfill B3 if requirement has not already been satisfied.