Associate in Arts Degree

English

Learn More about a career in English

The following curriculum is designed to satisfy the basic lower division requirements for English majors at senior institutions. Students enrolling in this curriculum are urged to meet with an academic advisor each semester to review course selections and transfer plans.

Learn more: Email advising@kcc.edu or phone 815-802-8500.

English Major (1 course)
Credit hours: 3

  • * ENGL 2733 - American Literature from 1865 to Present 

Communications General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

A minimum grade of C is required in *ENGL 1613 and *ENGL 1623.

  • * ENGL 1613 - English I
  • * ENGL 1623 - English II
  • * SPCH 1553 - Introductory Speech

Laboratory Science General Education (2 courses)
Credit hours: 8

CHOOSE TWO IAI courses, one from the life sciences and one from the physical
sciences.

Mathematics General Education (1 course)
Credit hours: 3

CHOOSE ONE IAI mathematics course from the following five choices:

  • * MATH 1704 - Contemporary Mathematics
  • * MATH 1713 - Finite Mathematics
  • * MATH 1774 - Statistics
  • * MATH 1833 - Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
  • * MATH 2515 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Humanities General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

CHOOSE THREE IAI humanities courses, with at least one course from general humanities and at least one course from the fine arts or interdisciplinary category.

Social and Behavioral Science General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

CHOOSE THREE IAI social and behavioral science courses from at least two different prefixes.

Electives (6-11 courses)
Credit hours: 23

CHOOSE 23 credit hours of courses from any transfer-level elective area. A maximum of four credit hours can come from physical education activity courses. Consult your transfer university and KCC advisor to determine appropriate electives. If appropriate to intended program, students may complete *ENGL 1713 or *ENGL 2813. Four semesters of college-level study in a single foreign language is required. In most cases, each year of high school foreign language may be substituted for one college semester. Courses to fulfill this requirement include: *SPAN 1514, *SPAN 1524, *SPAN 2514, *SPAN 2524, *FREN 1514, *FREN 1524, *FREN 2535, *FREN 2625.

Minimum credit hours required for completion - 64

*Course has prerequisite.

English A.A.—Suggested course sequence

Fall
* ENGL 1613 3 cr. hrs.
* Laboratory Science course 4 cr. hrs
* Mathematics course 3-5 cr. hrs.
* Social and Behavioral Science course 3 cr. hrs.
* Foreign language course/elective 4 cr. hrs.

Spring
* ENGL 1623 3 cr. hrs.
* SPCH 1553 3 cr. hrs.
* Laboratory Science course 4 cr. hrs.
* Social and Behavioral Science course 3 cr. hrs.
* Foreign language course/elective 4 cr. hrs.

Fall
* Social and Behavioral Science course 3 cr. hrs.
* Humanities courses 6 cr. hrs.
* Foreign language course/elective 4 cr. hrs.
* Elective 3 cr. hrs.

Spring
* ENGL 2733 3 cr. hrs.
* Humanities course 3 cr. hrs.
* Foreign language course/elective 4 cr. hrs.
* Electives 4 cr. hrs.

*Course has prerequisite.

Use The Transfer Guide

To see how your courses transfer, log on to U.Select at http://www.transfer.org/. U.Select is an online tool that will help you view program requirements, course equivalencies, and see how courses you have taken or plan to take transfer to another college or university.