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2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog

English Concentration, Arts and Sciences, A.A.


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The English Concentration program  is designed for those students who are planning to transfer to a four-year degree program with a major in English or related fields.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Write analytically using appropriate literary terms, textual and critical support, and MLA documentation.
  2. Demonstrate mastery of writing mechanics including grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntax.
  3. Incorporate social, cultural, ethnic and historical contexts in written analysis of literary works.
  4. Demonstrate critical and independent thinking in interpretation of American, British, and World literature texts.
  5. Submit a portfolio that includes a reflective letter and a comprehensive body of work that demonstrates achievement of program outcomes from English 101 to completion of the program.
     

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101 English Composition
*(ENG 101E  and ENG 101P  are approved substitutions for ENG 101) 
3   ENG 102 Advanced English Composition 3
MAT 109
or 
MAT 115
or
MAT 160

Statistics
or
Quantitative Reasoning
or
Precalculus I

3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)
3
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)
4   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3   ENG 201
or
ENG 202
World Literature I
or
World Literature II
3
Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3   Restricted Elective Choose from the list 3
TOTAL   16   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities  3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3
ENG 214 Applied English Grammar 3   Gen Ed Diversity  3
ENG 203
or
ENG 204
British Literature I
or
British Literature II
3   ENG 240 Capstone in English Studies 1
Restricted Elective Choose from the list 3   ENG 205
or
ENG 206
American Literature I
or
American Literature II
3
Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 4   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
TOTAL   16   TOTAL   13

General Education Requirements (31-32 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


*A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-101, ENG-101E, and ENG-101P 

Restricted Electives (6 Credits)


Select Restricted Elective credits from the following list:

Free Electives (9-10 Credits)


Electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer advisor and the transfer institution. Some recommended courses are listed below:

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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