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English

The AA degree focuses on the English language and literatures in English.
Provides the background for students to succeed in diverse fields, such as
advertising and marketing, teaching, journalism and telecommunications,
law, technical writing, and business administration. Prepares students for
upper division course work in English. For specific transfer requirements,
the student should consult an academic counselor or the catalog for the
school to which he or she wishes to transfer.​​

Pursuant to SB1440, the following completion requirements must be met:

(1) Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible
for transfer to the California State University, including both of the
following:

(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum
(IGETC) or the California State University General Education –
Breadth Requirements.

(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or
area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.

(2) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0. ADTs also require
that students must earn a C or better in all courses required for
the major or area of emphasis. A “P” (Pass) grade is not an acceptable
grade for courses in the major.

AA-T TRANSFER MAJOR

Program Requirements (Select one option)

Option I

ENG 202 Critical Thinking and Composition 4
and
ENG 205 Introduction to Literature 3

Option II

ENG 203 Critical Thinking and Composition Through Literature 4

List A (Select two courses)

ENG 210 Survey of British Literature I 3
ENG 211 Survey of British Literature II 3
ENG 220 Survey of World Literature I 3
ENG 221 Survey of World Literature II 3
ENG 225 Literature of the United States I 3
ENG 226 Literature of the United States II 3

List B (Select courses based on Option I or II completed above)

For Option I, select one course
For Option II, select two courses

Any course(s) from List A not already used and/or select from the list
below.

ENG 135 Introduction to Creative Writing 4
ENG 215 Introduction to the British Novel 3
ENG 230 Introduction to the American Novel 3
ENG 240 Introduction to Classical Mythology 3
ENG 245 Survey of Biblical Literature 3
ENG 250 Introduction to Shakespeare 3
ENG 255 Literature and Ideas 3
ENG 260 Literature through Film 3
ENG 265 Science Fiction 3
ENG 270 Popular Literature 3
ENG 280 Women and Literature 3
ENG 290 Comic Books as Literature 3

List C (Select one course)

Any course from List A or B not already used or select from the list
below.

ENG 136 Intermediate Creative Writing 4
ENG 137 The Literary Magazine: History and Production 4
ENG 150 Introduction to Linguistics 3
HUM 100 Introduction to Humanities I 3

TOTAL UNITS 19 – 21

 

AA DEGREE MAJOR

Program Requirements

ENG 202 Critical Thinking and Composition 4
and
ENG 205 Introduction to Literature 3

or ENG 203 Critical Thinking/Composition Through Literature 4

Literature Surveys (Select 9 Units) Of these nine units, students
must take either a two-semester survey of British literature or a
semester each of British and United States literature.

ENG 210 Survey of British Literature I 3
ENG 211 Survey of British Literature II 3
ENG 220 Survey of World Literature I 3
ENG 221 Survey of World Literature II 3
ENG 225 Literature of the United States I 3
ENG 226 Literature of the United States II 3

Elective Courses (Select 2 courses) Any of the above courses
not previously taken or pick from the following:

ENG 135 Introduction to Creative Writing 4
ENG 136 Intermediate Creative Writing 4
ENG 137 The Literary Magazine: History/Production 4
ENG 215 Introduction to the British Novel 3
ENG 230 Introduction to the American Novel 3
ENG 240 Introduction to Classical Mythology 3
ENG 245 Survey of Biblical Literature 3
ENG 250 Introduction to Shakespeare 3
ENG 255 Literature and Ideas 3
ENG 260 Literature Through Film 3
ENG 265 Science Fiction 3
ENG 270 Popular Literature 3
ENG 280 Women and Literature 3
ENG 290 Comic Books as Literature 3

TOTAL UNITS 22 – 24