The Associate of Arts with an emphasis in English is designed for students who intend to transfer to a four year institution to complete an English degree.
The student will need to demonstrate proficiencies in reading, English, and mathematics based on the Mandatory Placement Policy, or by taking the recommended/ required classes. Some of the courses in this curriculum have specific prerequisites.
General Education (GE) Courses
In order to graduate with a college degree, all students are required to take certain general education courses. These include English composition, speech, wellness, science, art and humanities, mathematics, computer systems, and social and behavioral science.
Program Core Courses
REQUIRED: ENGL 101 English Composition I , ENGL 113 General Literature , ENGL 220 American Literature I or ENGL 230 American Literature II , ENGL 240 English Literature I or ENGL 241 English Literature II, ENGL 289 English Composition II
Program Elective Courses
AT LEAST 4 REQUIRED: ENGL 215 Introduction To Mythology , ENGL 220 American Literature I , ENGL 230 American Literature II , ENGL 240 English Literature I , ENGL 241 English Literature II, ENGL 250 Introduction To Creative Writing , ENGL 260 Short Fiction , ENGL 298 Independent Study .
- Compose well-crafted essays on a variety of topics for a variety of audiences.
- Incorporate research effectively into one’s own writing.
- Analyze the use of literary conventions in a variety of genres, including fiction, poetry, and drama.
- Compose a written analysis of a literary work within the context of its historical and cultural background.
- Interpret literature in the context of the literary heritage of the English language, including its British and American authors.
The listing that follows is a recommended sequence of courses for full-time students. The student should consult with an advisor for information specific to his or her academic situation.
For More Information Contact:
Ruth Zollars, 620-432-0424
Megan Goins, 785-248-2815
George Staten 620-432-0405