*This Program Path sunsets starting Fall 2024
*The Program Path starting Fall 2024 is To Be Determined
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.
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 email@example.com
Megan Goins, 785-248-2815 firstname.lastname@example.org
James Adams, 620-432-0405 email@example.com
Advising Staff, 620-432-0311 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 , 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 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.