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2015-16 College Catalog

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English - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

An Arts and Sciences Area of Study

Application Code 164

For curriculum information, contact the English/World Languages Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1540.

This curriculum is a guide to students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

English Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

Arts & Humanities

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

-Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

The Arts & Humanities requirement may alternatively be fulfilled by completing a World Language Sequence plus one of the following courses: SPCH-151, THET-101, THET-102, THET-103, THET-202, THET-241, or WMST-193. Students who complete a World Language Sequence are not required to complete General Education Core Electives.


Social & Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

Biological & Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

-Science Core Course

3

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Mathematics Core Course

3

Core Electives

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Any General Education Core Courses

5

Required Courses Related to Major

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-207Ethics in Literature

3

ENGL-205The Short Story

3

-OR

ENGL-208Contemporary Poetry

3

ENGL-210Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama

3

-English Electives

15

Arts & Sciences Electives - Select 3 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
FINE-102Arts, Cultures, and Ideas

3

WMST-193Introduction to Women's Studies: Women, Art, and Culture

3

THET-131Theatre Appreciation

3

THET-250Shakespeare from Page to Stage

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Electives – Select 3 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-213Latin American Literature

3

ENGL-214Middle Eastern Literature

3

ENGL-219Asian Literature

3

ENGL-226World Literature I

3

ENGL-227World Literature II

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

1. Describe the aesthetic and structural characteristics of different genres, literary periods, and major critical theories of literature.

2. Analyze literature in light of historical and cultural contexts.

3. Explain how literature reflects the human condition, experience, values, and ethical questions.

4. Compose and present creative and original projects of literary analysis supported by scholarly research and documentation.