Gain a strong foundation in the liberal arts through the study of literary genres, history and cultural issues, while developing your communications, language and critical thinking skills. This two-year program prepares you for transfer to a four-year college.
Students planning to transfer as English majors should complete the requirements for an Associate of Arts-Direct Transfer Associate.
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About the Program
The Transitional Education Center offers English classes that provide additional one-on-one attention to assist students with the writing process. Classes are available in developmental writing, college-level writing, and skills classes.
The following courses are intended to prepare students for college-level writing. Assessment test scores may place students in the following courses:
- ENGL 096: Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling
- ENGL 097: Paragraph Composition
- ENGL 098: Basic Writing Skills
- ENGL 099: Introduction to Composition
The following courses are required for many college programs and degrees:
- ENGL& 101: English Composition I
- ENGL 103: Composition: Argumentation and Research
The following courses assist students with overcoming specific writing difficulties:
- ENGL 104: College Vocabulary
- ENGL 105: Writing (Note: This course is for students who pass ENGL 099 but need additional skills before moving on to ENGL& 101.)
Endorsement for Written Communication
Students may earn an endorsement for written communication by completing a total of 23 credits in composition studies. The endorsement is awarded upon completion of a final capstone course, in which students generate a portfolio, showcasing what they believe is their best college writing.