College of Continuing Professional Studies

About the CCPS Associate of Science in English Program

The College of Continuing Professional Studies offers an associate of science in English. This program is designed to develop the students' skills in writing and speaking effectively and in reading and evaluating literature with understanding. The program also prepares students for transfer to a four-year school.

The English program requires 22 hours of coursework in the following distribution:

Required Courses

ENGL 200: Literature Matters 
ENGL 301: Theory and Practice 
LIBR 211: Information Research Skills

British and American Literature
Choose two of the following:

ENGL 201: British Literature I: Medieval through Eighteenth Century 
ENGL 202: British Literature II: Nineteenth Century through the Present 
ENGL 203: American Literature I: 1620-1865
ENGL 204: American Literature II: 1865-1980

Advanced Literature Courses:

Choose any two 300- or 400-level literature courses listed in the catalog, one of which must be Pre-1800 (Courses that fulfill Pre-1800 requirement include ENGL 305 Studies in Ancient through Medieval LiteratureENGL 306 Studies in 16th through 18th Century LiteratureENGL 342 Shakespeare and Ethics; and some instances of ENGL 303 Single Authors).

English Electives

Students also must complete three hours of English electives.

General Education Courses

Students must take the following courses as part of general education requirements:

ENGL 207: Expository Writing