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2016-2017 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.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

-Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

-Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

Select one of the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
HUMN-107Arts, Cultures, and Ideas

3

THET-131Theatre Appreciation

3

THET-250Shakespeare from Page to Stage

3

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

3

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-210Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama

3

-Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

-Mathematics Core Course

3

-Science Core Course

3

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-205The Short Story

3

-OR

ENGL-208Contemporary Poetry

3

ENGL-207Ethics in Literature

3

-English Elective

3

-Any General Education Core Course

3

Elective - Select one of 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

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
-English Electives

12

-Any General Education Core Course

2

Total Credit Hours: 60

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 choose to complete a World Language Sequence are not required to complete General Education Core Electives.

A graduate should be able to

  1. 1. Describe the aesthetic and structural characteristics of different genres, literary periods, and major critical theories of literature.
  2. 2. Analyze literature in light of historical and cultural contexts.
  3. 3. Explain how literature reflects the human condition, experience, values, and ethical questions.
  4. 4. Compose and present creative and original projects of literary analysis supported by scholarly research and documentation.