AA/AS​ Degree – Concentration in English

This curriculum is designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in degree programs such as English, journalism, advertising, public relations, or education. This program is part of the Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications Career Cluster.

The listed sequence of courses provides guidance for students so that they can complete this program of study in the most efficient manner. This sequence assumes that students have met college academic placement and/or other program requirements. Students are strongly urged to contact a college advisor for assistance in developing their plan for enrolling in courses to meet the program of study.

English: 64 Credit Hours
Fall Semester Courses
Credit Hrs.
ENG101 Composition I 3
COM103 Speech Communication 3
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
  Mathematics 3
  Suggested Major Courses 3
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
 ENG102 Composition II 3
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
  Lab Science 4
  Suggested Major Courses 6
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
ENG141 Introduction to Visual Communication 3
  Mathematics 3
  Non-Lab Science 3
  Suggested Major Courses 6
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
  Health Science 3
  Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
  Elective Course 3
  Suggested Major Courses 9
Suggested Courses Credit Hrs.
DRM151 Introduction to Drama 3
ENG140 Introduction to Literature 3
ENG150 Introduction to Poetry 3
ENG152 Introduction to Fiction 3
ENG213 American Literature 3
ENG214 American Literature 3
ENG216 Literature of the African Experience 3
ENG225 English Literature 3
ENG226 English Literature 3
ENG251 The American Novel 3
ENG255 The American Short Story 3
Elective Courses  
ENG231 News Writing I 3
ENG260 Creative Writing 3
*Students should determine elective hours based on major and requirements at the senior institution to which they plan to transfer.
Students must complete at least one IAI approved math course. Science requirements include at least one IAI life science and one IAI physical science, and one of those must be a lab science. Additional math and/or science courses are needed to complete general education requirements for the AA/AS degrees.

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