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English (AA) English Total Units: 21.5
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Term Effective: Fall 2002


The major in English is designed to develop in students an appreciation of English literature. The program will also create an intellectual curiosity that inspires students to continue their inquiries in English literature and composition. In addition to fulfilling the major requirement for the Associate of Arts degree, this program also prepares students for transfer. (Those intending to transfer should see a counselor for specific course requirements at the transfer institution.)

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the English (AA) program are:

  • Complete 21.5 units from
    • English Major Requirements
    • Information Learning Resources Requirement

English Major Requirements - complete 20.50 units
ENGL 1AReading & Composition4.00
ENGL 1BLiterature and Composition3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 6.00 units from the following:
ENGL 30.1Introduction to American Literature3.00
ENGL 30.2Introduction to American Literature3.00
ENGL 46.1Survey of English Literature3.00
ENGL 46.2Survey of English Literature3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
ENGL 2Introduction to the Novel3.00
ENGL 3Introduction to Poetry3.00
ENGL 7Introduction to the Short Story3.00
ENGL 27Introduction to Shakespeare3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
ENGL 22Ethnic Diversity in American Literature3.00
ENGL 31African American Arts and Literature3.00
ENGL 32Asian American Literature3.00
ENGL 33Chicano/Chicana Arts & Literature3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 1.50 units from the following:
ENGL 4ABeginning Creative Writing3.00
ENGL 4BCreative Writing Workshop3.00
ENGL 4CAdvanced Creative Writing Workshop3.00
ENGL 5Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking3.00
ENGL 15Women in Literature3.00
ENGL 25Introduction to Language Study3.00
ENGL 44.1Masterpieces of European Literature3.00
ENGL 44.2Masterpieces of European Literature3.00
ENGL 80Small Publications Workshop3.00
ENGL 83Literature and Film: Transformations1.50-3.00
ENGL 84ATechnical Writing4.00
Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 1.00 units from the following:
LIR 10Introduction to Information Literacy1.00
LIR 50Research Skills for Papers, Reports & Essays1.00

Term Effective: Fall 2002

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2006

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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