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The English transfer major provides students with opportunities to earn Associate of Arts (AA) degrees, which transfer to many four-year institutions. This degree is designed for students to explore the English language and immerse themselves in literature. The degree program is also relevant for those interested in developing critical thinking, interpretive reading, analytical and research writing, and presentation skills to apply to broader educational and professional goals.

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The Associate of Arts (AA) degree readies students for their junior year at the college/university level. This degree totals 64 credits of general education from the following areas–communication, humanities, math, science, social sciences, and electives. Students in this program are sometimes referred to as transfer or liberal arts students. As an Associate of Arts Degree student, your chosen major could include business, early childhood education, elementary education, English, history, psychology, secondary education, sociology, etc.

Associate of Arts (AA) Degree Sheet 

Potential Careers

  • Copywriter
  • Editor
  • Technical writer
  • Writer
  • Teacher or professor

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  • ENG 105 Composition I
  • LIT 101 Introduction to Literature
  • MAT 110 Math for Liberal Arts
  • PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
  • ENG 106 Composition II
  • LIT 111 American Literature since Mid 1800s
  • LIT 184 Young Adult Literature
  • MAT 156 Statistics
  • SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology
  • SPC 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • LIT 130 African American Literature
  • LIT 161 The Short Story
  • ENG 221 Creative Writing
  • LIT 177 Dramatic Literature
  • LIT 210 The Graphic Novel

Click on the course number in the list above to view the course description. This may not be a complete list of courses that may be included for the English transfer pathway. To see all courses in a semester-by-semester plan, view the English transfer pathway course outline.

Download the program outline 

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