English Associate in Arts Degree

PROGRAM CODE: 2A03866

The English Associate in Arts Degree is designed to prepare students to read and write about literature critically and to understand key historical and generic influences in the production and reception of literature and other cultural texts. The degree requires a total of 18 units.

Required Courses (3 units):
ENGL 102 FIntroduction to Literature3
or ENGL 102HF Honors Introduction to Literature
Restricted Electives - Select a 2-course survey sequence in either American Literature, British Literature or World LIterature (6 units):6
British Literature to 18003
Honors British Literature to 1800
and
British Literature since 18003
Honors British Literature since 1800
or
American Literature to the Civil War3
Honors American Literature to the Civil War
and
American Literature from the Civil War to the Present3
Honors American Literature from the Civil War to the Present
or
World Literature through the Early Modern Period3
Honors World Literature through the Early Modern Period
and
World Literature since the Early Modern Period3
Honors World Literature since the Early Modern Period
And select one course from the following (3 units):3
Introduction to Dramatic Literature3
Introduction to Poetry3
The Short Story3
Introduction to Film Studies3
The Novel3
Select six additional units from any of the above courses or the following (6 units):6
Introduction to Creative Writing3
Intermediate Creative Writing3
Introduction to Language Structure and Use3
Contemporary Literature3
Introduction to Shakespeare3
Honors Introduction to Shakespeare
Survey of Children's Literature3
Survey of Young Adult Literature3
Folklore and Mythology3
Honors Folklore and Mythology
The Bible as Literature3
Science Fiction3
Survey of Chicano/a Literature3
Survey of Native American Literature3
Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry3
Intermediate Creative Writing: Fiction3
Language Arts Tutoring Practicum3
Introduction to Spanish Literature3
Introduction to Latin American Literature3
Total Units18

Outcome 1: Analyze a text based on its literary, historical, social, and/or cultural significance.

Outcome 2: Explain the stylistic, formal, thematic, and/or rhetorical elements of a text in order to reveal its artistic and/or historical contributions to literature.