Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree: 120 units

See "Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree" in The University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.

A suggested Major Academic Plan (MAP) has been prepared to help students meet all graduation requirements within four years. Please request a plan from your major adviser or view it and other current advising information on the CSU, Chico Web.

Please see General Education, Cultural Diversity, American Institutions, and and Literacy Requirements under the BA in English.

Course Requirements for the Major: 30 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this degree.

In addition to the courses requied for the BA in Linguistics, a minimum of one year of college-level courses in a foreign language is strongly recommended, with a second year strongly encouraged.


5 courses required:
ENGL371Principles of Language3.0FS
ENGL375Introduction to Engl Grammar3.0FS
ENGL470Second Language Acquisition3.0FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.
ENGL474Syntactic/Morpholog Analysis3.0FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 371, ENGL 375.
ENGL476Phonological Analysis3.0FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher, ENGL 371, ENGL 375. 5 courses selected from:
ENGL372Pedagogical Grammar3.0FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.
ENGL473Historical Linguistics3.0Inq
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.
ENGL475History of the English Lang3.0FS
ENGL477Semantics: Lang and Meaning3.0FA
ENGL478Linguistic Apprchs to Reading3.0SP
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.
ENGL479Lang/Gend in Crosscult Psersp3.0Inq
Prerequisites: ENGL 371 or WMST 200.
ENGL570Contemporary Linguistic Topics3.0S1
Prerequisites: ENGL 371, ENGL 375.

Please see the Electives, Grading, and Advising Requirements under the BA in English.