About the CCPS Associate of Science in English Program

Major Total Credit Hours 21
General Education 26
Electives 15
Total Credit Hours 62 (minimum)

The Department of English has the following Learning Objectives.

Students should be able to:

  1. Challenge ideas critically and creatively;

  2. Appreciate the changing canons of American, British and world literature and question the authority of classic texts;

  3. Deploy a vocabulary for analyzing poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama and other cultural artifacts in terms of form and content;

  4. Respond specifically and meaningfully to their own writing and to that of their peers;

  5. Write with clarity, insight, purpose and power for a variety of audiences and occasions;

  6. Analyze language in its historical, cultural, literary and linguistic contexts;

  7. Utilize helpful primary and secondary sources so that they can become independent researchers and writers;

  8. Demonstrate the link between their study of literature and writing and their lives beyond college, including social issues and vocations.

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Program Requirements

Credit Hours


Courses (15 hrs.)

3 hrs None
3 hrs ENGL 150
3 hrs. ENGL 150
3 hrs. ENGL 150
3 hrs. ENGL 150

Elective in American/British Literature and Film Studies - Choose 2 6 hrs See course descriptions section of catalog for individual course requirements