The English Department at SF State provides opportunities to earn a Master’s Degree in English in a number of different sub-fields.
Join a vibrant intellectual and scholarly community devoted to the study of written communication and the teaching of reading and writing across multiple contexts. Excellent preparation for teaching in the two-year colleges.
- Visit Composition for more specific information.
Study contemporary theory over a broad spectrum of the levels of linguistic structure: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse analysis, psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics.
- Visit Linguistics for more specific informaiton.
Delve into literary history with new work in such fields as postcolonial studies; food studies; digital literacies; environmental humanities; cultural studies; literature and psychology; narrative, lyric, and performance theories; and feminist studies.
- Visit Literature for more specific information.
Engage with theoretical foundations and contemporary research in linguistics, sociolinguistics, and second-language acquisition. Learn practical classroom teaching methodology suitable for adult second-language learners.
- Visit TESOL for more specific information.