Associate in Arts in English for Transfer (AA-T)
This degree prepares students for a seamless transition to a California State University. Students completing this degree will have an introductory foundation for the field of English through the study of rhetorical, stylistic and mechanically sound writing and close reading in multiple literary genres. Students will acquire facility in written argumentation and exposition, research, critical interpretation, and listening and speaking skills to enable logical and creative problem solving.
- Produce effective, meaningful writing for a variety of contexts, purposes, and audiences.
- Read literature and other texts closely and critically.
- Think critically and creatively about issues and ideas.
Transfer & Career Opportunities
This Associate in Arts in English for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for English for all CSU campuses. Students planning to transfer to institutions other than the CSU are encouraged to consult ASSIST.org and a COS counselor for program planning and course selection. Most common career opportunities with a baccalaureate degree include: work in education, including teaching, publishing and editing, journalism, humanities-based careers, pre-law, theater or the entertainment fields. Students completing this major will find their lives enriched as often motifs and themes of great literature undergird the philosophies of and provide insight into other disciplines. The facility with writing that this major demands will also hold a student in good stead no matter what field of study or career s/he ultimately pursues.
|Select one of the following General Education patterns:|
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
|REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES||6|
|ENGL 002||Logic and Composition *||3|
|ENGL 004||Composition and Literature *||3|
|RESTRICTED ELECTIVES - LIST A||6|
Select two of the following courses:
|ENGL 030||American Literature 1 *||3|
|ENGL 031||American Literature 2 *||3|
|ENGL 015||Survey of British Literature 1 *||3|
|ENGL 016||Survey of British Literature 2 *||3|
|ENGL 044||World Literature 1 *||3|
|ENGL 045||World Literature 2 *||3|
|RESTRICTED ELECTIVES - LIST B||3|
Select one of the following courses OR any course from List A not used above:
|ENGL 010||Chicano Literature||3|
|ENGL 014||Creative Writing||3|
|ENGL 018||African American Literature||3|
|RESTRICTED ELECTIVES - LIST C||3|
Select one of the following courses OR any course from Lists A and B not used above:
|DRAM 001||Introduction to the Theatre||3|
|ENGL 019||Women in Literature||3|
|JOUR 001||Writing for New Media||3.5|
|LING 111||Introduction to Language||3|
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units.
Course(s) meets General Education requirement and 9-15 units may be double counted above in 1A (CSU GE).
9-12 units may be double counted above in 1B (IGETC-CSU). IGETC-CSU requires completion of IGETC AREA 1C.
The Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer requirements include completion of the 60 unit program defined above with at least 12 units taken in residence at College of the Sequoias with a "C" (2.0) average and a "C" or better grade in all required major and unrestricted electives courses (see Transfer Information and Requirements section for additional details).