Students completing an AA degree in English develop core competencies in several areas including communication, critical thinking, global awareness, information competency, and personal responsibility. This is achieved through the study of texts and the enhancement of reading, writing, and research skills.
Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to apply literary and rhetorical concepts in order to critically read, write, think, and research.

All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR UNITS
Eligibility for ENGL 101 (for all classes) ENGL 105* &
ENGL 106* or
ENGL 109* &
ENGL 110*
Survey of English Literature from the Anglo-Saxon Period to 1780
Survey of English Literature from 1780 to the Present Time
Introduction to World Literature from Ancient Times to 1700
Introduction to World Literature from 1700 to the Present Time
3+
3
or

3+
3
   Select 12 units from the following:
ENGL 120 or ESL 151 or equivalent or placement test scores or equivalent ENGL 101 Freshman English 3
ENGL 101 ENGL 102 Critical Thinking and Literary Analysis 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 or equivalent ENGL 103 Creative Writing Workshop 3
ENGL 101 ENGL 104 Critical Thinking and Argumentation 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 105* Survey of English Literature from the Anglo-Saxon Period to 1780 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 106* Survey of English Literature from 1780 to the Present Time 3
  ENGL 107 Twentieth Century Poetry I 3
  ENGL 108 Twentieth Century Poetry II 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 109* Introduction to World Literature from Ancient Times to 1700 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 110* Introduction to World Literature from 1700 to the Present Time 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 112* Screenwriting 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 114 Introduction to Poetry 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 115 Introduction to Fiction 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 116 Introduction to Drama 3
  ENGL 117 Film as Literature 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 122 American Literature to 1865 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 123 American Literature from 1865 to the Present 3
   ENGL 124 Contemporary Literature 3
  ENGL 125 Shakespeare 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 127 Children's Literature 3
  ENGL 128 The Bible as Literature 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 18
*These courses may not be used in more than one area.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.

August 2016 GCC CATALOG 2016-2017
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