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. Career opportunities include advertising copy writer or manager, columnist/journalist, editor, educator, freelance writer, information specialist, lexicographer, librarian, media planner, novelist, poet, public relations officer, publisher, radio/television announcer, reporter, researcher, technical writer, and writing consultant. Additional career opportunities include business administrator, civil servant, clergy member, foreign service officer, fund raiser, insurance examiner, legislative assistant, and program developer.
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for Associate degree and
Major requirements: 18 semester units
A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the major.
Required Core (pick one):
|ENGL 110||Composition, Literature, and Critical Thinking||3 units|
|ENGL 165||Composition, Argument, and Critical Thinking||3 units|
Complete 15 units in Group A or 15 units in Group B
|Group A||Literature courses in the 100 or 200 series or LIT 430|
|Group B||Select 9-12 units from the LIT courses in the 100 or 200 series or LIT 430|
And select 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|