Program Overview

Course transfer requirements and electives for English majors may be different from course requirements and electives for English majors seeking the Associate Degree. Please check with a counselor or with the English Department for specifics.

English (AA) Requirements

Required Core Courses
Select a minimum of 6 units from the following: Units
ENGL 100 Composition 3 units
ENGL 110 Composition, Literature, and Critical Thinking 3 units
ENGL 165 Critical Thinking and Advanced Composition 3 units
Plus a selection of 12 units from the following, 6 units of which must be literature courses: Units
ENGL 103 Applied English Skills for Cultural Production I 3 units
ENGL 104 Applied English Skills for Cultural Production II 3 units
ENGL 161 Creative Writing I 3 units
ENGL 162 Creative Writing II 3 units
ENGL 203 Applied English Skills for Cultural Production III 3 units
ENGL 204 Applied English Skills for Cultural Production IV 3 units
FILM 440 Film Study and Appreciation 3 units
JOUR 120 Writing and Reporting for the Media 3 units
JOUR 121 Advanced Writing and Reporting for the Media 3 units
LIT. 101 Contemporary Literature 3 units
LIT. 191 Children's Literature 3 units
OR
ECE. 191 Children's Literature 3 units
LIT. 154 Queer Literature 3 units
LIT. 201 American Literature I 3 units
LIT. 202 American Literature II 3 units
LIT. 231 Survey of British Literature I 3 units
LIT. 232 Survey of British Literature II 3 units
LIT. 251 Women in Literature 3 units
LIT. 265 Asian American Literature 3 units
LIT. 266 Black Literature 3 units
LIT. 267 Filipino American Literature 3 units
LIT. 370 Readings in Literature of the Latino in the United States 3 units
LIT. 416 Modern European Literature in Translation
LIT. 432 Folklore 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 18

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.

Rotation of Literature Courses

Day, Evening and Online Classes

Listed below are tentative Literature offerings for the upcoming semesters.

Fall 2017 
Online  LIT. 201 American Literature I

LIT. 231 Survey of British Literature I

On Campus LIT. 265 Asian American Literature
Spring 2018
Online LIT. 202 American Literature II
LIT. 232 Survey of British Literature II
On Campus LIT. 154 Queer Literature
LIT. 191 Children’s Literature
Summer 2018
Online LIT. 101 Contemporary Literature
LIT. 370 Readings in Literature of the Latino in the United States
Fall 2018  
Online LIT. 201 American Literature I

LIT. 231 Survey of British Literature I

On Campus LIT. 267 Filipino American Literature
Spring 2019
Online LIT. 202 American Literature II
LIT. 232 Survey of British Literature II
On Campus LIT. 191 Children’s Literature
LIT. 266 Black Literature
Summer 2019
Online LIT. 221 Introduction to World Literature II
LIT. 432 Folklore