Academic Catalog

English, Associate in Arts (ENG)

Effective: Fall 2016

The A.A. in English has been designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution and earn a bachelor’s degree in English. This degree is comprised of core Liberal Arts courses and English electives which are intended to provide students with the necessary foundation to be successful in more advanced courses. Students in this program are strongly encouraged to consult with their English advisor and a transfer counselor for appropriate guidance in the choice of their electives.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of different literary genres, literary periods and styles of writing
  • Apply different critical approaches to various pieces of literature
  • Compose and present original literary analyses in both print and multimedia forms
  • Write literary research papers which employ current information literacy techniques and utilize standard MLA formatting
  • Explore and examine the language used by and about historically marginalized / under-represented people and the impact of that language on historical and contemporary audiences
  • Identify and discuss major authors and their contributions to English studies

The College Transfer Office is set up to help Delaware County Community College students transfer to four-year colleges and universities. If you are planning to transfer, you are strongly encouraged to meet with a transfer advisor within your first two semesters (or before you reach 30 transferable college credits from all institutions attended).

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
ENG 100 English Composition I 3
Select one of the following: 3-4
Modern College Mathematics  
Introduction to Probability and Statistics  
Business Precalculus  
College Algebra  
Precalculus  
Calculus I  
Statistics  
COMM 100
Interpersonal Communication
or Public Speaking
3
CS 100
Introduction to Information Technology
or Introduction to Computer Science
3
HIS Elective 3
 Hours15-16
Second Semester
ENG 112 English Composition II: Writing About Literature 3
ENG 115 Research for English Majors 3
Any MAT course 120 or higher 1 3-4
HIS Elective 3
Any transferable Scientific Inquiry Science course 2 4
 Hours16-17
Third Semester
ENG 220
British Literature I
or British Literature II
3
ENG 240
World Literature I
or World Literature II
3
Any Natural Science Laboratory Course 4
Humanities Elective (not ENG, Foreign Language Recommended) 3
English Elective 3
 Hours16
Fourth Semester
ENG 230
American Literature I
or American Literature II
3
English Elective 3
Humanities Elective (not ENG, Foreign Language Recommended) 3
Social Science Elective 3
Humanities/Social Science Elective (not ENG) 3
 Hours15
 Total Hours62-64

Notes:

Scientific Inquiry Designated Courses2

Humanities Elective - Transfer Program

This list does not indicate College Academic Learning Goal designation.  Refer to your program curriculum for more information.

For college transfer curricula1:

Courses listed under subjects:
ART 100Art and Child Development (or above)3
COMM 100Interpersonal Communication (or above)3
ENG 112English Composition II: Writing About Literature (or above)3
HUM 100Introduction to Visual Arts (or above)3
MUS 101Fundamentals of Music (or above)3
PHI 100Introduction to Philosophy (or above)3
Foreign Languages:
FRE 101Elementary French I (or above)3
GER 101Elementary German I (or above)3
ITA 101Elementary Italian I (or above)3
SPA 101Elementary Spanish I (or above)3
1

The elective courses listed for transfer curricula are generally transferable to most institutions. However, depending on the program at the transfer institution, the courses may only be accepted as free electives. Be sure to meet with a transfer advisor when planning to transfer.

Social Science Electives - Transfer Program

This list does not indicate College Academic Learning Goal designation.  Refer to your program curriculum for more information.

For college transfer curricula1:

ADJ 240Criminology3
ADJ 260Corrections-Probation-Parole3
ECO 210Macroeconomic Principles3
ECO 220Microeconomic Principles3
EDU 110Introduction to Teaching (or above)3
HIS 110American History I (or above)3
INT 100Student Success3
POL 110Introduction to Political Science (or above)3
PSY 130Personal and Career Development (or above)3
SOC 110Introduction to Sociology (or above)3
SWO 101Introduction to Social Work and Human Services (or above)3
1

The elective courses listed for transfer curricula are generally transferable to most institutions. However, depending on the program at the transfer institution, the courses may only be accepted as free electives. Be sure to meet with a transfer advisor when planning to transfer.

1

Not MAT 125 Mathematics for Teachers of Children I or MAT 126 Mathematics for Teachers of Children II or MAT 128 Algebra

2

Not  PHY 107 Technical Physics

ONLINE*
Offered 90% online.

The following courses in the English curriculum may not be available online:

Classroom Only
MAT 160Calculus I4
COMM 111Public Speaking3
Scientific Inquiry (SI) designated Science course4
Natural Science Laboratory course4
*

Some online courses have field requirements or in person/proctored testing.  Online courses with these requirements have additional information posted under the COURSE DESCRIPTION section when you are registering.  Please make a note of it during registration.