Linguistics Degree at San Jose State University

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Linguistics Degree

The linguistics degree program at San Jose State University offers students instruction on language and language groups, including how languages are developed and the relationship languages help foster, from a humanistic and scientific perspective. Students who graduate from the linguistics degree program may pursue careers in speech therapy, teaching, foreign language translation, and more. Courses include instruction in behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, morphology and syntax, and lexicography. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer linguistics degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Linguistics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. San Jose State University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree9
Master's Degree17

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male13
Female13

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian3
Hispanic5
White15
Non Resident Alien1
Unknown2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Linguistics program at San Jose State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach languages and literature courses in languages other than English. Includes teachers of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Interpreters and Translators

Description

Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, interpreters and translators employment is expected to grow at a rate of 28.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 150
    • Average Hourly Rate: $31.96
    • Average Annual Salary: $66480

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Linguistics Programs in California

Linguistics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures (B,M,D)
  • Linguistics (B,M,D)
  • Comparative Literature (B,M,D)

University of California - Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 50 students completed this program

Programs

  • Linguistics (B,M,D)
  • Comparative Literature (B,M,D)
  • Linguistic and Comparative Language Studies and Services (B,M,D)

University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 67 students completed this program

Programs

  • Linguistics (B,M,D)
  • Comparative Literature (B,M,D)

University of California - Davis

Davis, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 54 students completed this program

Programs

  • Linguistics (B,M,D)
  • Comparative Literature (B,M,D)

California State University - Fresno

Fresno, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 35 students completed this program

Programs

  • Linguistics (B,M)

California State University - Chico

Chico, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Linguistics (B)

University of California - Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 36 students completed this program

Programs

  • Linguistics (B,M,D)
  • Comparative Literature (B,M,D)
  • Linguistic and Comparative Language Studies and Services (B,M,D)

California State University - Northridge

Northridge, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 33 students completed this program

Programs

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures (B,M)
  • Linguistics (B,M)

University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 81 students completed this program

Programs

  • Linguistics (B,M,D)
  • Comparative Literature (B,M,D)
  • Linguistic and Comparative Language Studies and Services (B,M,D)

Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Linguistics (A)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
55.22%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
76%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
27:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,245