Sep 19, 2019  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
  
College Catalog 2019-2020

English Option, Arts and Science, A.A.


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CONTACT

Patricia Kennedy, 413.552.2362, pkennedy@hcc.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The English option is designed for students who wish to broaden and deepen their love of literature while earning an associate’s degree in liberal arts. Students who pursue the English option will discover important literary works in a variety of voices, genres, and styles while gaining valuable skills in critical thinking and effective communication. The English option provides transfer students with a strong academic foundation, enabling them to pursue a bachelor’s degree in English or numerous other disciplines.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • become familiar with major authors, genres, styles, and movements
  • understand a range of literary issues in historical, social, political, and cultural contexts
  • develop close reading and critical thinking skills
  • develop a clear academic writing style
  • develop strong research skills
  • expand knowledge and understanding of human condition and culture
  • become familiar with common critical approaches to literature

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 35-36 CREDITS


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: 21 CREDITS


GENERAL ELECTIVES: 3-4 CREDITS


sufficient to complete 60 credit graduation requirement2

  • Elective Credit(s): 3-4

TOTAL: 60-61 CREDITS


NOTES

1Diversity Requirement–select from following choices: ENG 208 ENG 226 , ENG 235 , ENG 245 , ENG 250 , SPA 211 , and SPA 214   

2Any course in the college catalog is acceptable

Depending on course selection, 80% of this program can be completed online. Go to Online Learning for more information.

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