The AA Degree in English
The associate in English degree program feeds directly into the B. A. in English. The program aligns with the three concentrations that the B. A. in English offers (Cross-Cultural Literature; Professional Writing; Creative Writing). In addition to completing their general education courses, students are required to take ENGL 210 - Intermediate Composition and ENGL 211 - Introduction to Literary Studies and six elective credits in literature, professional writing or creative writing. Students have six credits for open electives.
The AA Degree in African Diaspora Literature
The Associate of Arts in African Diaspora Literature provides students with an understanding of the complexity and diversity of African Diaspora literature and deepens students’ understanding of the cultural traditions, beliefs, world views and values representative of people throughout the diaspora. In addition to completing their general education courses, students are required to take ENGL 210 - Intermediate Composition and ENGL 211 - Introduction to Literary Studies . In addition to the required literature and composition courses above, students will take 12 credits in African Diaspora Literature. Students have six credits for open electives.
Admission into the AA Degrees
Students pursuing an AA in English or African Diaspora Literature may be admitted to the program when they have satisfied all basic skills requirements in reading and writing. They must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Associate of Arts Degree in English
The A.A. in English requires completion of 60 credits. The 60 credits of the program are distributed as follows:
A.A. Degree in English
HEGIS Code: 5649.00