Programs of Study

Liberal Arts & Sciences, AA: English Concentration

Degree: AA  |  Graduation Requirements: 60-62 credits

Program Summary:

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The English curriculum is a university parallel Associate of Arts degree program preparing students for transfer, in accordance with the SUNY Transfer Path for English majors.

The suggested sequence of courses are intended to help students acquire fundamental skills of studying, reasoning, and expression. Working with their faculty advisor, students will select courses that focus on literature and identity, major authors and genres (novels, popular culture, film, poetry, drama, etc.), broad survey courses, and the craft of writing.

The degree requires the completion of at least 7 of the 10 SUNY General Education requirements and at least 30 General Education credits. Students in the English major are encouraged to complete all 10 requirements.

Besides completing the SUNY General Education requirements, graduates of the Liberal Arts & Sciences, AA: English Concentration will have demonstrated:

  • The ability to think critically
  • A command of information and concepts from humanities, the social sciences, mathematics, and the sciences
  • The ability to examine major concepts and works from the field of English
  • An awareness of our diverse world
  • An understanding of sustainable actions as well as social and environmental responsibility
  • The ability to communicate their understanding in written and spoken form
  • The ability to perform and cite research in MLA format

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Our Liberal Arts & Sciences, AA: English Concentration Program offers:

  • Small classes, attention, and concern for individual students

  • English majors learn more than just how to interpret works of art. They gain invaluable written and verbal communication skills, the ability to analyze complex texts both aesthetically and culturally, and an enhanced understanding of diverse world-views.

Composition I**
Fundamentals of Speech
Intercultural Communications
Western Civilization I, II, III
MAT 1004 level or higher
Elective By Advisement
Composition II
Course From English List A***
History Course
SCI Course with Lab
Liberal Arts Course By Advisement
Course from English List B***
Course from English List C***
Elective By Advisement
GEO/POL/PSY/SOC Elective By Advisement
Course From English List D***

NOTE: Students must meet a minimum of seven (7) General Education outcomes. See College Catalog for math competency requirement.

** In order to receive full credit for Gen Ed 10, students must take both ENG 1001 English Composition I and ENG 1301 Fundamentals of Speech

*** ENG List A (Literature and Identity): ENG 2007, ENG 2127 SpTp, ENG 2926 OR ENG 2933

*** ENG List B (Major Authors and Genre):ENG 1502 SpTp, ENG 2030, ENG 2107 SpTp, ENG 2122, ENG 2127 SpTp, ENG 2130, ENG 2132, ENG 2142, ENG 2146, ENG 2150,ENG 2170, ENG 2285, ENG 2286, OR ENG 2288 SpTp

*** English List C (Survey and Period Courses): ENG 2001, ENG 2100, ENG 2117, ENG 2118, ENG 2122, ENG 2123, ENG 2142, OR ENG 2170

*** English List D (Writing as Craft): ENG 2004, ENG 2008, OR ENG 2009 SpTp

See course descriptions for more details.


Interested in Transferring to a SUNY 4-year college?

Check out SUNY’s Course Equivalencies to find out what and how courses will transfer.

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