Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Associate in Arts, English (Literature)
Major: 8110
First Term: 2019 Fall
Award Type: AA

CIP Code: 23.1401
Program Availability: CG, EM, GC, GW, MC, PC, PV, RS, SC, SM
Total Credits: 60-87
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: Upon completion of a bachelor`s degree, students may pursue a career as:
25-2031.00 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
27.3043.05 Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers
43-9081.00 Proofreaders and Copy Markers
27-3022.00 Reporters or Correspondents
27.3041.00 Editors
27-3042.00 Technical Writers
27-3043.04 Copy Writers

Upon completion of the relevant graduate degree, students may pursue a career as:
25-1123.00 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
25-1199.00 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
25-2031.00 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
23-1011.00 Lawyers


Description: The Associate in Arts (AA), English (Literature) provides the first two years of a four-year curriculum for students who wish to specialize in literary and cultural studies. With a bachelor`s degree, students may pursue a career in education, publishing, writing, other professional fields, or prepare for application to professional graduate programs.

Program Learning Outcomes
1. Utilize effective written and oral communications skills to meet the needs of various audiences and contexts, with a special emphasis on scholarly concepts and conventions within the field of English studies. (ENG200, ENH222, ENH242, Restricted Electives, (COM), [FYC])
2. Perform academic research pertaining to works of literature utilizing scholarly practices and ethical standards. (ENG200, ENH222, ENH242, Restricted Electives, CRE101, [CS], [FYC], [MA])
3. Analyze literature and other relevant texts in relation to the social, cultural, and historical contexts within which they are produced and consumed. (ENG200, ENH222, ENH242, Restricted Electives, CRE101, Language Proficiency)
4. Analyze literature and other relevant texts in relation to genre, movement, national tradition, and themes. (ENG200, ENH222, ENH242, Restricted Electives, CRE101, Language Proficiency, [SB], [SQ], [SG])
5. Synthesize theory, scholarly work, and personal insights to develop and support textual analysis. (ENG200, ENH222, ENH242, Restricted Electives, CRE101, [FYC])
Required Courses
+ ENG200 Reading and Writing about Literature 3
+ ENH222 Survey of English Literature After 1800 3
ENH242 American Literature After 1860 3
Credits: 9

MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: April 23, 2019

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