English (AA.ENG)

The English transfer program emphasizes literature, writing, and related areas and is designed to provide a solid background for work at the junior and senior levels in English.

This program follows Math Pathway #1. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.


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ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

3.0
COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.


Course Outline

3.0
PHI-270
Introduction to Philosophy

PHI-270
Introduction to Philosophy

An introduction to philosophical questioning and reasoning. This course will include a survey of western philosophy focusing on the development of specific branches within the field, including epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, philosophy of science, and social/political philosophy.

Course Outline

3.0
LIT-130
Intro to Literature

LIT-130
Intro to Literature

Students will read, examine, and discuss a variety of literary works from different genres as a way to analyze and understand the value, purpose, and components of literature.


Course Outline

3.0
MAT-115
General Education Pathway

MAT-115
General Education Pathway

Survey of mathematical topics including set theory, consumer/financial math, measurement and statistics. Problem solving projects involving detailed written solutions required. Calculators and computers will be used. Intended for students that don't assess directly into MAT-116. Includes supplemental instruction lab.


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MAT-116
General Education Math

MAT-116
General Education Math

Survey of mathematical topics with emphasis on solutions to real life problems. Topics will include set theory, consumer/financial math, measurement, and statistics. Problem solving projects involving detailed written solutions will be required. Calculators and computers will be used.


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MAT-124
Statistics Pathway

MAT-124
Statistics Pathway

Application of elementary principles of descriptive statistics including frequency distribution, graphical presentation, measures of center, location and variation. Elements of probability, sampling techniques, binomial and normal distribution, correlation/regression and hypothesis testing. Graphing calculator and Excel required. Intended for students that don't assess directly into MAT-125 Statistics. Includes supplemental instruction lab.


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MAT-125
Statistics

MAT-125
Statistics

Application of elementary principles of descriptive statistics including frequency distribution, graphical presentation, measures of center, location and variation. Elements of probability, sampling techniques, binomial and normal distribution, correlation/regression and hypothesis testing. Graphing calculator and Excel required.


Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

3.0
LIT-147
Introduction to Fiction

LIT-147
Introduction to Fiction

Students will read, discuss, and analyze short stories and novels written by different authors from a variety of time periods as a way of appreciating and understanding the purposes, forms, terms, and critical approaches associated with these two literacy modes.


Course Outline

3.0
HUM-150
Humanities Through the Arts

HUM-150
Humanities Through the Arts

Students will survey the human condition as revealed through the arts, including an examination of painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, drama, film, photography, and music.

Course Outline

3.0
SOC-286
Racial and Ethnic Groups

SOC-286
Racial and Ethnic Groups

An examination of American racial and ethnic diversity with an attempt to understand racial and ethnic relations. The examination is made emphasizing the sociological perspective while including material from the other social sciences.

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IAI Social and Behavioral Science

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IAI Social and Behavioral Science

No Description Available
3.0
BIO-130
Environmental Science

BIO-130
Environmental Science

This course examines the principles that govern natural environments and human interconnections to them. Some topics include resource use, pollution, sustainability, energy, water, food, ecology, evolution, climate change, and population. Laboratory exercises include outdoor field studies and indoor hands-on exercises.

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Course Objective

4.0

Semester Totals

16.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
HUM-181
Intro to Film Appreciation

HUM-181
Intro to Film Appreciation

Students will enrich their knowledge of film art and their abilities to critically analyze and evaluate films. By viewing and discussing a variety of films, students will understand film techniques, directorial styles, genres, structure, critical approaches, and cultural influences.


Course Outline

3.0
PHI-280
Ethics

PHI-280
Ethics

Introduction to issues and theories of ethics. Includes survey of major value systems and contemporary issues.

Course Outline

3.0
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IAI Physical Science

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IAI Physical Science

No Description Available
3.0
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Transfer Elective

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Transfer Elective

No Description Available
3.0
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IAI Social/Behavioral Science

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IAI Social/Behavioral Science

No Description Available
3.0
COM-200
Interpersonal Communication

COM-200
Interpersonal Communication

Principles and practices of oral communication emphasizing message formation and delivery, listening, perception, awareness of verbal and non-verbal codes, and managing conflict.


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COM-213
Intro to Group Discussion

COM-213
Intro to Group Discussion

Focuses on the principles and application of public and closed group discussions with emphases on purposes and common forms, critical analyses and participation.


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COM-220
Persuasive Speaking

COM-220
Persuasive Speaking

Studies audience attitudes, logical lines of reasoning, and emotional appeals used in causing an audience to accept different views or to adopt recommended courses of actions.


Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

18.0
Second Semester
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Transfer Elective

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Transfer Elective

No Description Available
2.0
FLG-141
Elem Spanish II

FLG-141
Elem Spanish II

Continued study of basic grammar, oral communication, reading and writing. Includes cultural aspects of various Spanish speaking countries.


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HUM-120
Myths and Legends

HUM-120
Myths and Legends

An introduction to major myths and legends spanning from Ancient Greece to Modern America with an emphasis on how the motifs, archetypes, and themes are consistently revived in popular culture.


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Transfer Elective

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Transfer Elective

No Description Available
3.0
PHI-232
World Religions

PHI-232
World Religions

This course is designed to promote cultural diversity associated with religious practices. It includes a survey of religious systems and examines concepts and theories related to the nature of deities, good and evil, reason and faith, ethics, and afterlife.

Course Outline

3.0
COM-165
Broadcast Writing

COM-165
Broadcast Writing

The principles of broadcast journalism, copy writing, oral style, editing, writing effective commercial copy, and libel laws are discussed for visual and audio productions.


Course Outline

4.0
PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing Concepts, research methods and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

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IAI Social/Behavioral Science

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IAI Social/Behavioral Science

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

15.0

Total Program Hours

64.0