Feb 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

English


The English discipline teaches students to think critically, write effectively and develop sensibilities to the literary tradition of the Western World through offerings in composition and literature. The discipline emphasizes language skills and the literary arts.

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Arts

Emphasis: English

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2See senior institution for history requirements.

3 This A.A. degree requires proficiency in a foreign language equivalent to 6 hours of intermediate college-level work which can be applied toward B.A. degree requirements at a senior institution. Students must be proficient at the intermediate level to enroll in any foreign language 2010 class.

4Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections transferable to specific institutions.

Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

 

First Year


Fall Term (13 semester credit hours)


Spring Term (15 semester credit hours)


Second Year


Fall Term (16 semester credit hours)


  • (3 hrs.)
  • 1 Natural Science lecture with lab (3/1 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

    1 Humanities General Education Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from ARTH 2010, MUS 1030, PHIL 2210 or THEA 1030)

    Foreign Language 2010 (3 hrs.)3

    1 Behavioral/Social Science Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)


Program Degree Requirements - A.A. English


General Education Requirements (41 hours)


Approved Humanities General Education elective (3 hours)


See note above.4  Select from:

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)


Natural Science (8 hours)


Approved Natural Science w/Lab General Education electives1 8 credits

Area of Emphasis Requirements (19 hours)


Total Credit Hours 60