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English Majors

The English department offers two degrees in English: the Associate of Arts for Transfer (AA-T) and the Associate of Arts (AA).

REquirements for an AA-T in english

Required Core (6-9 units) Units
OPTION 1  
ENGL102 Introduction to Literature                                                3
ENGL 103 Critical Thinking 3
OPTION 2  
ENGL 110 Critical Thinking Through Literature 
4


List A: Select any two courses (6 units)

Courses Units
ENGL 230A Intro to American Lit A                  3
ENGL 230B Intro to American Lit B 3
ENGL 246A Survey of British Lit A: Anglo-Saxon to 18th Century 3
ENGL 246B Survey of British Lit B: Romantics to the Present 3
ENGL 248A Masterpieces of World Literature A 3
ENGL 248B Masterpieces of World Literature B 3


List B: Select one course (if following OPTION 1 from Required Core) / Select two courses (if following OPTION 2 from Required Core) (3-6 units)

Courses Units
ENGL 225 Mexican Lit in Translation                                           3
ENGL 228 Shakespeare's Plays 3
ENGL 232 Readings in Poetry 3
ENGL 233 Readings in the Novel 3
ENGL 234 Readings in Short Fiction 3
ENGL 235 Readings in the Drama 3
ENGL 240 Creative Writing 3
ENGL 245 World Mythology 3


List C: Select one course (or select one course from List A or List B) (3-5 units) 

Courses Units
ASL 110 American Sign Language I 4
ASL 111 American Sign Language II 4
ASL 210 American Sign Language III 4
ASL 211 American Sign Language IV 4
ASL 220 Deaf Culture 3
CHIN 101 Elementary Chinese I 5
CHIN 102 Elementary Chinese II 5
CHIN 201 Elementary Chinese III 5
CHIN 202 Elementary Chinese IV 5
CHIN 260 Chinese Culture and Society 3
COMM 140 Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
COMM 145 Storytelling 3
ENGL 106 Intro to Linguistics 3
ENGL 221A Literature of the Bible: Hebrew Scriptures 3
ENGL 221B Literature of the Bible: Christian Scriptures 3
ENGL 222 Children's Literature 3
ENGL 223 Chicano/a Literature 3
ENGL 224 Native American Literature 3
ENGL 226 African American Literature 3
ENGL 227 Modern and Contemporary Literature 3
ENGL 231 Literature and Film 3
ENGL 236 Studies in Women's Literature 3
ENGL 237 Asian American Literature 3
ENGL 239 Literature of India 3
ENGL 241 or FILM 241 Screenwriting 3
ENGL 242 Writing Poetry 3
ENGL 243 Playwriting 3
ENGL 244 Writing Short Fiction 3
ENGL 247 Writing Creative Nonfiction 3
ENGL 249 LGBT Literature 3
FREN 101 Elementary French 5
FREN 102 Elementary French 5
FREN 201 Intermediate French 5
FREN 202 Intermediate French  4
FREN 203 Intermediate French Advanced Level 1 4
FREN 282 Intermediate Conversational French 3
FREN 283 Advanced Conversational French 3
FREN 285 Romance Linguistics 3
GERM 101 Elementary German 5
GERM 102 Elementary German 5
GERM 201 Intermediate German 4
GERM 202 Intermediate German 4
JAPN 101 Elementary Japanese 5
JAPN 102 Elementary Japanese 5
JAPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I 5
JAPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II 4
SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish 5
SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish 5
SPAN 111 Elementary Spanish for Speakers of Spanish 5
SPAN 112 Elementary Spanish for Speakers of Spanish 5
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish 5
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish 4
SPAN 210 Highlights of Hispanic Culture 3
SPAN 245 Intro to Chicano/Mexican American Culture 3
SPAN 260 Frida Kahlo and Mexican Muralists  3
SPAN 285 Romance Linguistics 3
JOUR 100 Mass Communications and Society 3
JOUR 101 Beginning Newswriting and Reporting  3
HUM 100 The Art of Being Human 3
TH 101 Introduction to the Theater 3

TOTAL UNITS FOR THE MAJOR                                                                        18-21


ASSOCIATE IN ARTS FOR TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS

(1) 60 semester units or 90 quarter units of degree-applicable courses, (2) a grade of "C"  (or "P") for each course in the major, (3) completion of the California State University-General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE-Breadth) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern, and (4) obtainment of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.

Requirements for an AA in english (Non-transfer)

Required Core (7-8.5 units) Units
ENGL 100 Freshman Composition  4
OR ENGL 100S Enhanced Freshman Composition 4.5
ENGL102 Introduction to Literature 3
OR ENGL 103 Critical Thinking 3
OR ENGL 110 Critical Thinking Through Literature                      4


Select any four courses (12 units)

Courses Units
ENGL 221A Literature of the Bible: Hebrew Scriptures 3
ENGL 221B Literature of the Bible: Christian Scriptures 3
ENGL 222 Children's Literature 3
ENGL 223 Chicano/a Literature 3
ENGL 224 Native American Literature 3
ENGL 225 Mexican Lit in Translation 3
ENGL 226 African American Literature 3
ENGL 227 Modern and Contemporary Literature 3
ENGL 228 Shakespeare's Plays 3
ENGL 230A Intro to American Lit A 3
ENGL 230B Intro to American Lit B 3
ENGL 231 Literature and Film 3
ENGL 232 Readings in Poetry 3
ENGL 233 Readings in the Novel 3
ENGL 234 Readings in Short Fiction 3
ENGL 235 Readings in the Drama 3
ENGL 236 Studies in Women's Literature 3
ENGL 237 Asian American Literature 3
ENGL 239 Literature of India 3
ENGL 240 Creative Writing 3
ENGL 245 World Mythology 3
ENGL 246A Survey of British Lit A: Anglo-Saxon to 18th Century 3
ENGL 246B Survey of British Lit B: Romantics to the Present 3
ENGL 248A Masterpieces of World Literature A 3
ENGL 248B Masterpieces of World Literature B 3
ENGL 249 LGBT Literature 3

TOTAL UNITS FOR THE MAJOR                                                                        19-20.5


ASSOCIATE IN ARTS REQUIREMENTS

(1) Completion of English major requirements, (2) completion of the A.A. Degree General Education requirements, and (3) electives to achieve a minimum of 60 units.

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