English

Program Description:  The Associate of Arts in English is intended to match, within the constraints of the Core Curriculum, the course of study for the first two years of a program of study in English at a four-year college or university. It provides flexibility for students desiring only an associate degree to specialize in the program of individual interests. The degree plan has a 12 hour concentration in English. It provides the basis for students to enter careers in publishing, editing, education, writing, law, and medicine.

Use this Program Map as an advising guide to choose courses with your advisor and track progress toward milestones and completion of the degree program. The map provides students a suggested course sequence to timely program completion.

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER PROGRAM PLAN FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS
Plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters  

Semester 1 CR Advising Notes
ENGL 1301 - English Composition I 3 May Select a different course such as ENGL 1302 or 2311.
AGRI 1315 Horticulture or ANTH 2301 Physical Anthropology CHEM 1405 Introduction Chemistry I GEOL 1445 Oceanography 3 May select from the Life and Physical Sciences section of the Core Curriculum Course List. Students should talk with an advisor to determine the best course depending on transfer plan and degree goals as some institutions will require 4 hour science courses.
MATH 1324 Business Math or MATH 1332 Contemporary Math 3 May select from the Math section of the Core Curriculum Course list. Students should talk with an advisor to determine the best course depending on transfer plan and degree goals.
ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation or MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation or DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theater 3 May select from the Creative Arts section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
HIST 1301 United States History I 3 May select a different course from the American History section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 2
ENGL 1302 - English Composition II or ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing 3 ENGL 1301 is a pre-requisite for ENGL 1302. Students should talk with an advisor to determine the best course depending on transfer plan and degree goals.
GEOL 1305 Environmental Science or BIOL 1322 Nutrition & Diet Therapy CHEM 1405 Introduction Chemistry I GEOG 1445 Oceanography 3 May select from the Life and Physical Sciences section of the Core Curriculum Course List. Students should talk with an advisor to determine the best course depending on transfer plan and degree goals as some institutions will require 4-hour science courses.
Elective 3 Meet with an advisor to determine transfer institution courses.
HIST 1302 United States History II 3 May select from the American History section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
TECA 1354 Child Development or PSYC 2301 General Psychology or SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology 3 May select from the Social and Behavioral Sciences section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 3
PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy or PHIL 2306 Ethics 3 May select a different course from the Language, Philosophy and Culture section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
Restrictive Elective ENGL 2307 Creative Writing I 3 Meet with an advisor to determine transfer institution courses.
GOVT 2305 - Federal Government 3 Government Core Curriculum
Elective 3 Meet with an advisor to determine transfer institution courses.
ENGL 2322 British Literature I ENGL 2323 British Literature II ENGL 2327 American Literature I ENGL 2328 American Literature II ENGL 2332 World Literature I ENGL 2333 World Literature II 3 Area of Concentration.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 4
ENGL 2322 British Literature I ENGL 2323 British Literature II ENGL 2327 American Literature I ENGL 2328 American Literature II ENGL 2332 World Literature I ENGL 2333 World Literature II 3 Area of Concentration.
Elective 3 Meet with an advisor to determine transfer institution courses.
GOVT 2306 - Texas Government 3 Government Core Curriculum
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3 May select a different course from the Component Area Option section of the Core Curriculum Course List. Meet with an advisor for transfer options.
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness or Other Core Course that meets transfer degree requirement 3 May select a different course from the Component Area Option section of the Core Curriculum Course List. Overflow hours earned from courses in Mathematics or Life and Physical Sciences Core Curriculum are applied to the Component Area Option; Students should talk with an advisor to determine the best course depending on transfer plan and degree goals.
15 Program Semester Hours
ACHIEVEMENT: Completion of Associate of Arts degree
Total Program Hours 60

AttentionStudents must visit with an advisor when they have completed 30 hours toward the degree plan (typically the end of the second semester).

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