NWCCD 2021-22 Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2021  
NWCCD 2021-22 Catalog

English AA

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The English program includes an introduction to literary traditions, creative writing, critical approaches to literature, and core areas of literature including contemporary literature and poetry.  It provides students with a comprehensive study of the English language, uses of the language, and the methods by which ideas are communicated.  A graduate of the English program is prepared to transfer into a Bachelor’s degree program.

Program Outcomes:
  1. Write well-developed college-level documents tailored to a specific writing situation.

  2. Critique a variety of written material with the concepts and terminology appropriate to the audience and genre.

  3. Apply appropriate concepts and terminology to different types and major periods of literature.

  4. Analyze various forms of literature and the role literature plays in life, culture, and history.

  5. Evaluate information from various forms, genres, and time periods to comment upon the universal and individual human experiences.

Required Course of Study

Freshman Year

Fall Semester - 16 credits

Spring Semester - 16 credits

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester - 16 credits

Spring Semester - 13 credits

Total Credit Hours: 60


Cultural Studies: one course in each of four categories (Global Diversity, Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences, and Visual & Performing Arts) must be covered.

Literature Options:

Complete 15 credits of Literature Options:

  • ENGL 2150 World Literature II Masterpieces of Modern Literature
  • ENGL 2310 US Literature I
  • ENGL 2320 US Literature II
  • ENGL 2050 Creative Writing Fiction
  • ENGL 2060 Creative Writing Non-Fiction
  • ENGL 2080 Creative Writing Poetry
  • ENGL 2200 Literature of the Holocaust
  • ENGL 2250 Women in Literature                
  • ENGL 2340 Native American Literature
  • ENGL 2370 Western American Literature
  • ENGL 2420 Intro to Short Story and Novel
  • ENGL 2480 Intro to Poetry and Drama
  • ENGL 2492 Literary Topics:

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