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A.A. Degree

After completing the Language Arts major students transferring to a four-year institution will be prepared for additional study in the following areas:


Liberal studies


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Language Arts A.A. Degree

To complete the requirements for the Language Arts major the student must complete a minimum of one (1) course from each of the categories listed. Any remaining units needed for the 20-unit major may be taken from any of the categories.

Communications Course 3 units

Philosophy Course 3 units

Choose one:

ENGL 2A Introduction to Poetry (3 units)

ENGL 2B Introduction to Multic-Cultural Literature (3 units)

ENGL 2C Introduction to Film and Fiction (3 units)

ENGL 2D Introduction to the Study of Fiction (3 units)

ENGL 2E Introduction to Women Writers (3 units)

ENGL 2H Mexican-American Literature (3 units)

ENGL 2I Introduction to Native-American Literature (3 units)

ENGL 4A British Literature (449 to 1798 A.D.) (3 units)

ENGL 4B British Literature (1798 to the Present) (3 units)

ENGL 5A Survey of American Literature - 1620-1865 (3 units)

ENGL 5B Survey of American Literature - 1865 to Present (3 units)

3 units

Choose one:

SPAN 1A Elementary Spanish (5 units)

SPAN 1B Elementary Spanish (5 units)

SPAN 12A Spanish for Spanish Speakers (5 units)

SPAN 12B Spanish for Spanish Speakers - Intermediate/Advanced (5 units)

5 units

Choose one:

JOUR/SOC 10 Mass Media and Society (3 units)

JOUR 16A Writing for Media (3 units)

3 units

Additional course from any of the above lists 3 units

Total Units for Major: 20 UNITS

Plus completion of general education requirements units vary

Total Units Required for A.A.: minimum of 60 UNITS

Recommended Electives: ANTH 1, 3, ART 1A or 1B, CSIS 1 or 2, ECOL 1, HIST 7, MUS 1A, 1B, Theatre Arts