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University Transfer Program
60–70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

The English major provides students with a broad-based foundation for transfer to baccalaureate institutions. English course work prepares individuals to succeed in many diverse fields such as advertising, business, communications, editing, film/video production, insurance, journalism, law, politics, medicine, public relations, teaching, and writing.

English (AA) Requirements

Major Requirements
Required Core Courses: Select 3 units from the following: Units
ENGL 110 Composition, Literature, and Critical Thinking 3 units
ENGL 165 Composition, Argument, and Critical Thinking 3 units
Required Selective Courses: completion of 15 units from either Group A or Group B Units
Group A
Literature courses in the 100 series, the 200 series, and/or LIT. 430 15 units
OR
Units
Group B
9-12 units from Literature courses in the 100 series, the 200 series, and/or LIT. 430 9 - 12 units
Plus 3-6 units from Creative Writing courses:
ENGL 161 Creative Writing I 3 units
ENGL 162 Creative Writing II 3 units
ENGL 163 Creative Writing III 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 18

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.