English: AA-T Degree
The purpose of the Associate in Arts Transfer Degree in English is to provide students with a foundation of knowledge in English which satisfactorily prepares them for transfer to the CSU/UC system for further study towards a baccalaureate degree in English or a related field. Students will develop knowledge which will enable them to understand, evaluate, and apply writing, research and analysis skills. Students who complete the NVC English transfer degree will be prepared for upper division coursework in the major.
English majors use writing, research and analytical skills in a wide variety of career fields and professions. The Associate in Arts Transfer Degree in English especially benefits those pursuing careers in fields such as Communications, Marketing and Media Development, Education, and Law.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Think, read, and write critically and/or creatively.
- Write a unified, coherent, well supported, and grammatically correct document.
- Demonstrate competent research and MLA documentation skills.
|Required Courses (4-6 units)|
|Select one of the following options:||4-6|
|Advanced Composition and Literary Analysis|
|Advanced Composition & Critical Thinking|
|Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking About Literature|
|Required Electives: List A (6 units)|
|Complete two courses from the following:||6|
|Survey of British Literature 1|
|Survey British Literature 2|
|Survey of American Literature 1|
|Survey of American Literature 2|
|Required Electives: List B (3-6 units)|
|Select courses based on option chosen in Required Courses.||3-6|
|Option 1: Select three units from the following:|
|Option 2: Select six units from the following:|
Any course from LIST A not already used
|Introduction to Creative Writing 1|
|Introduction to Creative Writing 2|
|Introduction to Creative Writing 3|
|Survey of Native American Literature|
|Survey of African American Literature|
|Required Electives: List C (3 units)|
|Complete one course from the following:||3|
Any List A or B course not already used.
|Chicano and Latinx Literature|
To receive an Associate Degree for Transfer, students must complete 60 CSU transferable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0, and either the California State University General Education (CSU-GE) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.