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English Degree

 
ENGLISH DEGREE

The associate degree curriculum in English is designed to develop proficiency in written communication and in the understanding of human nature through the study of language and literature.  Completion of the degree program prepares students to pursue a major in English leading to a baccalaureate degree.

Major Requirements for the Associate in Arts Degree
 
​Course​  ​Units 
​English 102, Literature & Composition
--OR--
English 102H, Honors Literature & Composition
 
4
​English 231-232, Survey of English Literature
---OR--
English 241-242, America in Literature
--OR--
English 271-272, Survey of World Literature
 
 
6
--AND--
​Electives (from list below)
12
​​​Total   ​22​
  
12 units of electives to be selected from any 200 or above English language or literature class including those above not taken as part of the 6-unit requirement. But no more than 3 units in either English 211, English 212, English 214 or English 215.

Note: Students planning to transfer to 4-year schools should consult with English departments at those institutions regarding specific lower division requirements and unit limits.​ ​

 
Tentative Schedule of Course offerings

The English composition courses (English N60, 061, and 101/101H) and the critical thinking courses (English 102/102H and 103/103H) are offered every fall and spring. All other courses will be offered according to the schedule below.

 
NoteEnglish 101/101H, 102/102H, and 103/103H are 4-unit courses. All other courses are 3 units unless otherwise indicated. 

​Semester ​​Courses
​Fall 2014 English 206, Intro. to Language Structure and Use
English 232, Survey of English Literature
English 242, Survey of American Literature, 1865-Present
English 270, Children's Literature
*English 270, Children's Literature
​Spring 2015 ​English 104H, Honors Language and Culture
*English 220, Survey of the Bible as Literature
English 233B, Shakespear's Tragedies and History Plays
English 246, Survey of Chicano Literature
English 270, Children's Literature
English 271, Survey of World Literature
​Fall 2015 English 104, Language and Culture
English 231, Survey of English Literature
English 241, Survey of American Literature, 1600-1865
*English 245, The Image of African Americans in Lit./Film
English 270, Children's Literature
​Spring 2016 English 233C, Shakespeare's Theater
*English 243, The Modern American Novel
English 270, Children's Literature
English 272, Survey of World Literature
English 278, Survey of Literature by Women
​Fall 2016 English 104, Language and Culture
English 232, Survey of English Literature,
English 242, Survey of American Literature, 1865-Present
English 270, Children's Literature
*English 278, Survey of Literature by Women
​Spring 2017 ​English 104, Language and Culture
English 211, Creative Writing I, Fiction
English 233A, Shakespeare's Comedies and Romances
English 245, The Image of African Americans in Lit./Film
*English 270, Children's Literature
* Denotes Online Offering ​
 
All course offerings are subject to change or cancelation without notice.
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English Department Chair
Matthew Beyersdorf
Office: D-430
Phone: (714) 564-6538
 

Freshman Experience Program
English Coordinator
Rachel Sosta
Office: D-427
Phone: (714) 564-6566
 

Honors Program Coordinator
Kathy Patterson
Office: D-428
Phone: (714) 564-6528
 
 
Puente Program
English Instructor
Donato Martinez
Office: D-423
Phone: (714) 564-6547
 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 










 
Last Update: 4-9-14