Humanities and Social Sciences Division
The Associate in Arts in English for Transfer introduces students to Literature written in English and gives them the option of studying creative writing. Completion of the degree provides students with the core skills and knowledge needed to pursue a baccalaureate degree in English. Those core skills and knowledge include the ability to analyze literature and the ability to write researched analytical papers. Students who earn this degree will be able to write a literary analysis, analyze major themes and concerns in literature, and identify the influence of culture on human expression.
To earn an Associate in Arts in English for Transfer a student must complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the CSU that consist of: IGETC pattern or CSU GE breadth and a major of at least 18 units. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework to receive an associate degree for transfer and all courses in the major must be completed with a C or better. Students earning an associate degree for transfer will not be required to complete any other local graduation requirements.
Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
|ENGL 1B||English - Introduction to Literary Types||3|
|or ENGL 1BH||English - Introduction to Literary Types - Honors|
|ENGL 1C||Critical Thinking and Writing||4|
|or ENGL 1CH||Critical Thinking and Writing - Honors|
|List A: Choose one sequence from the following:||6|
|Early American Literature
and Modern American Literature
|Survey of English Literature
and Survey of English Literature
|World Literature to 1650
and World Literature from 1650
|List B: Choose one course from the following or any course not selected from List A:||3|
|Creative Writing - Fiction|
|Creative Writing - Poetry|
|Creative Writing - Nonfiction|
|List C: Choose one course from the following or any course not selected from List A or List B:||3|
|Creative Writing - Novel|
|Introduction to Mass Media|
|Survey of Shakespeare|
|Introduction to Modern Poetry|
|Introduction to Cinema|
|Contemporary Mexican American Literature|
|Introduction to Mythology|
|The Bible As Literature: Old Testament|
|The Bible as Literature: New Testament|
|Total Units for Major||19|
|CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern 1||39-42|
Courses may be double-counted with either CSU-GE or IGETC.