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Program Description

The Associate in Arts in English for Transfer Degree (AA-T) will help prepare students for transfer to a 4 year institution by developing strong writing and re-visioning skills, research skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills, discussions skills, and the overall ability to organize, and analyze and present ideas. In addition, the skills and abilities cultivated by
the study of English are excellent preparation for any field which requires wide literacy and solid writing ability, including teaching/education, advertising, law, public relations, and work in print and electronic media.

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English Programs:

Associate of Arts, English (ADT)

Courses Required Major Courses UNITS
ENGL1B Introduction to Literature 3
ENGL1C Critical Thinking and Composition 3
Courses List A: 2 Course from the following UNITS
ENGL12 Survey of American Literature 3
ENGL2 Survey of English Literature 3
ENGL3 Survey of English Literature 3
Courses List B: 1 Course from the following UNITS
ENGL7 Creative Writing 3
Courses List C: 1 Course from the following or any course not used from above Units UNITS
ENGL4 Introduction to Shakespeare 3
ENGL5 Introduction to Children’s Literature 3
ENGL6 Graphic Novel as Literature 3
SPAN1A Beginning Spanish 4
SPAN1B Elementary Spanish 4
Total Units for Major 18-19
General Education (CSU GE or IGETC) Units 39
Elective (CSU Transferable) as needed to reach 60 degree applicable units  
Total Degree Units (maximum) 60


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