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English Department


This degree provides an educational and practical foundation for students interested in the study of English, writing, and literature. Topics include critical thinking, argumentation, American literature, British literature, world literature, world mythology, creative writiing, linguistics, and film. Students can use this degree to prepare for majoring in English, writing, liberal arts, teaching, and law.

ENGLISH MAJOR - A.A. degree Program Learning Outcomes: 

  1. The student will demonstrate command of rules regarding plagiarism and academic ethics.
  2. The student will explicate and evaluate textual material in literature and rhetoric.
  3. The student will produce an effective research paper using logical reasoning and analysis.