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This program is designed for students intending to transfer to a four-year institution upon completion of this two-year degree. English majors are often sought in communication-based fields such as technical writing, public relations, grant writing, and human resources. Many English majors also earn education degrees and teach high school literature and writing courses, or go on to seek masters and doctorate degrees and teach at the college level. An English degree is also a good stepping stone for those who plan to further their education in law or library science.
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LIT 101 - Introduction to Literature
CSC 110 - Introduction to Computers
ENG 105 - Composition I
MAT 157 - Statistics
SOC 110 - Introduction to Sociology
LIT 130 - African American Literature
SPC 112 - Public Speaking
ENG 106 - Composition II
PSY 121 - Developmental Psychology
PHI 101 - Introduction to Philosophy
LIT 140 - British Literature I
DRA 101 - Introduction to Theatre
HIS 151 - U.S. History to 1877
ENV 111 - Environmental Science
ART 101 - Art Appreciation
LIT 141 - British Literature II
LIT 160 - Short Story/Novel
HIS 152 - U.S. History Since 1877
SPC 122 - Interpersonal Communication
Total Semester Hours Required 60.0
Upon the successful completion of the program students will:
- Analyze themes in various works of literature.
- Evaluate various literary styles of prominent authors.
- Demonstrate an understanding of how culture influences literature and how literature influences culture.
- A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is necessary for employment in this area.
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