English - Option

This writing-intensive degree prepares students for transfer to a four-year college or university. All students shall determine the requirements of their transfer institutions. Students should also check njtransfer.org for transferability of courses. The degree may be completed part-time or full-time. English studies may lead to careers in advertising, broadcasting, publishing, journalism, law, teaching and writing. Students not intending to transfer have found work as administrative assistants or in other positions requiring excellent writing/communication skills.

For information, contact the Dean of Liberal Studies, Dr. Denise Coulter, at (609)343-4961 or dcoulter@atlantic.edu.

 

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Read critically and communicate effectively in both speech and writing;
  • Evaluate works in literature and the related historical events and movements;
  • Identify the importance of global perspective and culturally diverse peoples;
  • Examine and explain ethical issues and situations, demonstrating sound ethical reasoning;
  • Prepare research projects by locating, evaluating, and effectively documenting information using MLA guidelines; demonstrating efficiency in the appropriate use of technology.

(ENGL-Fall 2020)

 

General Education Courses

When a course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.

Communication

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
9

Social Science

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
6

Humanities

Choose: ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110

Choose: PHIL101, PHIL102, PHIL110 or PHIL115

Select one of the following Foreign Language Sequences (2 courses)*

  • SPAN111 and SPAN112
  • FREN111 and FREN112
  • ITAL111 and ITAL112
Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Foreign Language Sequence Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Foreign Language Sequence Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15

History

Choose two: HIST101, HIST102, HIST103 or HIST104

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
6

Diversity

Choose ENGL201 or ENGL202

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
3

Program Courses

Choose three: ENGL203, ENGL204, ENGL205, ENGL206, ENGL209, ENGL210, ENGL211, ENGL212, ENGL213, ENGL214, ENGL215, ENGL216, ENGL218, ENGL220, ENGL221, ENGL223, ENGL224, ENGL230

Course #
Title
Credits
Program Elective Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Program Elective Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Program Elective Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
9

Technological Competency

(Is fulfilled with CISM125, CISM132, testing or reviewed departmental portfolio.)

*Courses must be taken in a progressive sequence in one language. Students should check transferability. Students may also take a CLEP test to fulfill this requirements.

Total credits:
60

Recommended sequence of courses:

First Semester

Choose HIST101, HIST102, HIST103 or HIST104

Choose ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110

Choose SPAN111, FREN111 or ITAL111

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Foreign Language Sequence Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15

Second Semester

Choose SPAN112, FREN112 or ITAL112

Choose HIST101, HIST102, HIST103 or HIST104

Course #
Title
Credits
Foreign Language Sequence Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15

Third Semester

Choose PHIL101, PHIL102, PHIL110 or PHIL115

Choose Program course

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
17

Fourth Semester

Gen Ed Mathematics or Science course

Choose ENGL201 or ENGL202

Choose (2) Program courses

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (4 Credits)  +
4
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Program Elective Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Program Elective Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
13

Overview

Program

Liberal Arts

Type

Associate in Arts