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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Associate in Arts Degree, English/Humanities Concentration

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Major Code: 343

This program is designed for those who expect to transfer to a college or university to study in English, literature and/or humanities. The curriculum gives students a broad background in liberal arts with an emphasis on English, literature, humanities, and social sciences.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of important literary works and writers and their relationship to historical and sociological events.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of philosophies and the expression of ideas and values through the arts.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to general education competencies for the Associate in Arts degree, including the ability to:
    • Comunicate effectively in oral and written formats.
    • Employ or utilize information access in literacy skills.
    • Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Employ mathematical and science reasoning skills.
    • Acquire a cultural, artistic, and global perspective.
    • Demonstrate professional and human relations skills.

Graduates of this program would plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in English, literature, secondary education, English education, or another liberal arts discipline, and may go on to earn an advanced degree.

CIP Code: 240101

First Year

Fall Semester (15/17 Credits)

Spring Semester (16/17 Credits)

Second Year

Fall Semester (14 Credits)

Spring Semester (15 Credits)

Total Credits (60-63)

* Choose from: ENG 200 , ENG 201 , ENG 208 , ENG 210 , ENG 211 , ENG 225 , ENG 226 .

** Choose from: HIST 100 , HIST 101 , HIST 110  and HIST 111 .

#HPE requirements can be fulfilled with HPE 100 , HPE 101  or HPE 105 .

Concentration and general electives should be selected in consultation with an advisor and/or the college to which the student intends to transfer.

Note: Courses used to fulfill core requirements may not also be used as concentration hours – it is recommended that students in this program choose their six hours of HUM core requirements from ART, ENG, MUS, or PHIL.

IMPORTANT GRADUATION INFORMATION: ORNT 090 is a graduation requirement.  See your advisor to determine if you have met this requirement.

Refer to General Education Core Requirements for the Associate in Arts Program listed below for acceptable core requirements in HUM, HIST, SS, MATH, and SCI.

General Education Core Requirements


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