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English Department

​​The Associate in Arts in English for Transfer degree enables students to develop proficiency in written communication and in the understanding of human nature through the study of language and literature. Completion of the transfer degree in English prepares students to (1) communicate effectively, (2) exercise critical thinking and reasoning, (3) read and write to express creativity, and (4) explore the history of significant literary works. Successful completion of the transfer degree in English guarantees the student acceptance to the California State University system to pursue a baccalaureate degree in English or a related field.

The Associate of Arts degree in English is designed to develop proficiency in written communication and in the understanding of human nature through the study of language and literature. Completion of the degree program prepares students to pursue a major in English leading to a baccalaureate degree.

Students planning to transfer to 4-year schools should consult with English departments at those institutions regarding specific lower division requirements and unit limits.​