NCCC College Catalog 2023-2024 
    
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NCCC College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, AA (64 credit hours)


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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.

Prerequisites

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.

Program Path Sequence

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 Program Advisors:

Ruth Zollars, 620-432-0424 rzollars@neosho.edu

Megan Goins, 785-248-2815 mgoins@neosho.edu

James “Mac” Adams, 620-432-0405 jadams@neosho.edu

Or Advising Staff, 620-432-0311 advising@neosho.edu if program advisor is unavailable.

(Fall) Semester I (Spring) Semester II
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3 cr hrs   (SGE)010 ENGL 289 English Composition II 3 cr hrs   (SGE)010
ENGL 113 General Literature 3 cr hrs   (SGE)060 ENGL 240 English Literature I 3 cr hrs  (SGE)060
CURR 100 First Year Seminar 1 cr hrs  (SGE)070 HPER 150 Lifetime Fitness 1 cr hrs  
COMM 207 Fundamentals Of Speech 3 cr hrs   (SGE)020 MATH 113 College Algebra 3 cr hrs   (SGE)030
CSIS 100 Computer Concepts & Applications 3 cr hrs   (SGE)070 Biological Sciences  Lecture and Lab
PSYC 155 General Psychology 3 cr hrs   (SGE)050 OR Physical Sciences  Lecture and Lab 5 cr hrs
Total Credit Hours: 16 Total Credit Hours: 15

 

(Fall) Semester III (Spring) Semester IV
ENGL 220 American Literature I   (SGE)060 English Elective 3 cr hrs
OR ENGL 230 American Literature II 3 cr hrs   (SGE)060 Arts and Humanities Electives  3 cr hrs
English Elective 3 cr hrs Social and Behavioral Science Electives  3 cr hrs
Arts and Humanities Electives  3 cr hrs General Education Electives 9 cr hrs
Biological Sciences  Lecture  
OR Physical Sciences  Lecture 3 cr hrs  
Social and Behavioral Science Electives  3 cr hrs  
Total Credit Hours: 15 Total Credit Hours: 18
Total Program Path Credits for Associate of Arts Degree: 64

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  (SGE)010, ENGL 113 General Literature  (SGE)060, ENGL 220 American Literature I  (SGE)060 or ENGL 230 American Literature II  (SGE)060, ENGL 240 English Literature I  (SGE)060ENGL 289 English Composition II  (SGE)010

Program Elective Courses

AT LEAST 4 REQUIRED: ENGL 215 Introduction To Mythology  (SGE)060, ENGL 220 American Literature I  (SGE)060, ENGL 230 American Literature II  (SGE)060, ENGL 240 English Literature I  (SGE)060ENGL 250 Introduction To Creative Writing , ENGL 260 Short Fiction  (SGE)060, ENGL 298 Independent Study .

Program Outcomes

  1. Compose well-crafted essays on a variety of topics for a variety of audiences.
  2. Incorporate research effectively into one’s own writing.
  3. Analyze the use of literary conventions in a variety of genres, including fiction, poetry, and drama.
  4. Compose a written analysis of a literary work within the context of its historical and cultural background.
  5. Interpret literature in the context of the literary heritage of the English language, including its British and American authors.

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