English

Associate in Arts in English for Transfer Degree 2019-2020

(Major #C.5301.AA-T)

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a Bachelor’s degree in English leads to employment in adult education, remedial education, literacy, and GED teaching. Other fields that employ English majors include counseling, editing, interpreting, translation, and K-12 teaching. A BA in English is also considered a rigorous, complementary education for careers in the legal profession including lawyers, paralegals, judges, and clerks. (Some professions require further certification, testing or degrees.) Jobs in the teaching profession are expected to increase by 15% in 2012-2014.

Major requirements (18 - 19 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Required Core:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ENGL 1B or
ENGL 1BH
Introduction to the Study of Literature or
Honors Introduction to the Study of Literature
3 ENG 120
ENGL 3 or
ENGL 3H
Critical Reading and Writing or
Honors Critical Reading and Writing
3 ENG 105
List A -Select two courses:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ENGL 43A American Literature: Origins through Reconstruction 3 ENGL 130
ENGL 43B American Literature: 1877 to Present 3 ENGL 135
ENGL 44A World Literature to the Renaissance 3 ENGL 140
ENGL 44B World Literature Since the Renaissance 3 ENGL 145
ENGL 46A English Literature to 1800 3 ENGL 160
ENGL 46B English Literature from 1800 to Present 3 ENGL 165
List B -Select one course:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ENGL 15A Creative Writing: Poetry 3 ENGL 200
ENGL 15B Creative Writing: Fiction 3 ENGL 200
ENGL 15E Creative Writing: Non-Fiction 3 N/A
List C - Select one course or any course not used in List A or List B
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ASL 1 Beginning American Sign Language 4 N/A
ASL 2 High-Beginning American Sign Language 4 N/A
ASL 3 Intermediate American Sign Language 4 N/A
ASL 4 High-Intermediate American Sign Language 4 N/A
CHIN 1 Beginning Chinese 4 N/A
CHIN 2 High-Beginning Chinese 4 N/A
COMM 12 Fundamentals of Interpretation 3 COMM 170
ENGL 41 Themes in Literature 4 N/A
ENGL 47 Shakespeare 3 N/A
ENGL 49 Latino and Chicano Literature 3 N/A
FRENCH 1 Beginning French 5 N/A
FRENCH 2 High-Beginning French 5 N/A
FRENCH 3 Intermediate French 4 N/A
FRENCH 4 High-Intermediate French 4 N/A
GERMAN 1 Beginning German 4 N/A
GERMAN 2 High-Beginning German 4 N/A
GERMAN 3 Intermediate German 4 N/A
GERMAN 4 High-Intermediate German 4 N/A
LING 10 Introduction to Language 3 N/A
LING 11 Introduction to Language for Teachers 3 SPAN 100
SPAN 1 Beginning Spanish 5 SPAN 110
SPAN 2 High-Beginning Spanish 5 SPAN 110
SPAN 3 Intermediate Spanish 5 SPAN 200
SPAN 3NS Spanish for Spanish Speakers 4 SPAN 220
SPAN 4 High-Intermediate Spanish 5 SPAN 210
SPAN 4NS Spanish for Spanish Speakers 4 SPAN 230

Total units for major does not include required general education or pre-requisite courses.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Write a passing documented thesis/argument based research paper, free of intentional or unintentional plagiarism with annotated bibliography.

To obtain the Associate in Arts in English for Transfer Degree, students must complete the following requirements:

  • A minimum of 60 CSU-transferrable units with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better must be completed.
  • Certification of either the California State University General Education Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU version) is required.
  • CSU GE-Breadth and IGETC advising sheets are available in Student Services, AC2#133 or online at http://www.cloviscollege.edu/majors
  • Courses may double count in the major and CSU GE-Breadth or IGETC.

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2019-2020 Associate in Arts in English for Transfer Degree