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2019-2020 College Catalog

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English - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

AN ARTS AND SCIENCES AREA OF CONCENTRATION

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

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

Gen Ed Core Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

Select one of the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
HUMN 100Creative Writing

3

HUMN 107Arts, Cultures, and Ideas

3

THET 131Theatre Appreciation

3

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

3

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 210Fiction, Poetry, and Drama

3

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

Gen Ed Core Mathematics Core Course

3

Gen Ed Core Science Core Course

3

Gen Ed Core 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

Elective English Elective

3

Core Elective 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
Elective English Electives

12

Core Elective Any General Education Core Course

2

Total Credit Hours: 60

The Arts & Humanities Core requirement may alternatively be fulfilled by completing a World Language Sequence plus one of the following courses: SPCH 151THET 102THET 103THET 202THET 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. Describe the aesthetic and structural characteristics of literature from different genres, literary periods, and perspectives.
  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 academic sources and documentation.