English, Associate in Arts

The A.A. in English has been designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution and earn a bachelor's degree in English.  This degree is comprised of core Liberal Arts courses and English electives which are intended to provide students with the necessary foundation to be successful in more advanced courses. Students in this program are strongly encouraged to consult with their English advisor and a transfer counselor for appropriate guidance in the choice of their electives.

 

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the required courses, students should be able to:

  • Discuss different literary genres, literary periods, and styles of writing
  • Apply different critical approaches to various pieces of literature
  • Compose and present original literary analyses in both print and multimedia forms
  • Write literary research papers which employ current information literary techniques and utilize standard MLA formatting
  • Recognize the importance of language through exploring its historical and cultural uses
  • Identify and discuss major authors and their contributions to English studies

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First Semester (16-17 credits)

CoursesCredits
ENG 100 - Composition I 3
MAT 120 - Modern College Mathematics
OR
3
OR
HIS 110 - American History I
OR
HIS 130 - Western Civilization I
3
OR
3
COMM 100 - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
OR
COMM 111 - Public Speaking
3
OR
3
Electives
Natural Science (with Lab) 4 credits
Notes

You may take MAT 120 or the following higher courses: MAT 121, MAT 125, MAT 126, MAT 135, MAT 136, MAT 151, MAT 152, MAT 160, MAT 161, MAT 200, MAT 210, MAT 230, MAT 260, MAT 261,

You may take HIS 110, HIS 130 or HIS 150

 

Second Semester (15-17 credits)

CoursesCredits
ENG 112 - English Composition II: Writing About Literature 3
MAT 120 - Modern College Mathematics
OR
3
OR
HIS 120 - American History II
OR
HIS 140 - Western Civilization II
3
OR
3
ENG 115 - Research for English Majors 3
Electives
Natural Science 3-4 credis
Notes

You may take MAT 120 or the following higher courses: MAT 121,  MAT 125, MAT 126, MAT 135, MAT 136, MAT 151, MAT 152, MAT 160, MAT 161, MAT 200, MAT 210, MAT 230, MAT 260, MAT 261,

You may take HIS 110, HIS 130 or HIS 160

Fourth Semester (15 credits)

CoursesCredits
ENG 230 - American Literature - Shaping the Ideal
OR
ENG 231 - American Literature - Romanticism to Skepticism
3
OR
3
Electives
Humanities Elective 3 credits
Social Science Elective 3 credits
Humanities/Social Science Elective 3 credits
English Elective 3 credts
Notes

Minimum 61 credits (may be as many as 64 depending on math and science courses) MAT, HIS, Natural Science and all electives should be selected with the help of a transfer counselor.

Total Credits: 61-64


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