Every employer in every career field needs quality communicators and critical thinkers.
You will learn to write well.
You will learn to write academic research and creative writing.
You will learn to analyze published writing, both literary and nonfiction.
You will gain field insight from teaching professors.
You will obtain competency in Spanish at the second-year level.
You will develop skills in writing and literary analysis with the opportunity to explore creative and professional writing.
You will locate, evaluate, and incorporate information by employing basic research skills.
You will respond to the works of published writers through journaling or other forms of responsive writing.
You write effectively for academic, creative, career contexts.
Our English program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university with a major in English or similar study.
The courses included in this program closely parallel the first two years of an English major at many four-year institutions. Check with your advisor as soon as possible to ensure specific course transferability.
Successful completion of this program qualifies a student to apply for an Associate of Arts degree in Arts and Sciences – Area of Concentration in English.
Students will demonstrate knowledge about and skills related to human expression for the purpose of transfer or to promote greater opportunity in the workforce.
Students will demonstrate competency in interpersonal skills and cultural literacy.
Students will think critically to analyze, synthesize and evaluate demonstrations of human expression of written/oral/artistic means.
Students will create coherent, unified and effectively developed bodies of oral and written forms of communication reflective of purpose and audience, whether creative, academic or career.
Students will evaluate and analyze forms of expression, written/oral/artistic, to make judgments, draw inferences, recognize bias.
Identify and describe personal connections to particular themes in fine arts and humanities using discipline specific terminology and concepts.
Students will demonstrate competency in the foundation of discipline-specific skills in Humanities.
Our experienced, knowledgeable faculty are excited to share their expertise with you and prepare you to succeed in the diverse, dynamic field of English.
B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland; M.A., University of Maryland, College Park
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College; M.F.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Simmons College