The Department of Linguistics and Language Development at San José State University is an innovative center for teaching and research in the areas of language and language pedagogy. The Department manages four separate but complementary programs.
Linguistics, in which we offer an M.A., B.A., a minor, and a certificate in computational linguistics.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), in which we offer the M.A. degree and both graduate and undergraduate TESOL certificates.
The new BS in Computer Science and Linguistics is arriving in fall 2023.
The Department of Linguistics and Language Development is currently developing a Master's of Science degree program in computational linguistics.
Business Writing for business majors to satisfy their 100W writing requirements.
Learn more about the general education courses offered by the LLD department.
LLD 100A, a preparation course for 100W and upper-division writing.