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English (AOC)

Jenna Gallion, Division Chair
Humanities 39

This transfer pattern is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university with a major in English but are uncertain as to the transfer institution. The courses included in this program closely parallel the first two years of an English major at many four-year institutions.

This is a transfer program and is designed to enable students to transfer to a four-year college or university. Check with your advisor and the Student Success Center as soon as possible to ensure specific course transferability.

Successful completion of this program qualifies a student to apply for an Associate of Arts degree in Arts and Sciences - Area of Concentration in English.

Required English Courses

Freshman English I
A Survey of European and Neo-European Literature or
Survey of British Literature
Survey of American Literature

Required Spanish Courses

Introductory Spanish I
Introductory Spanish II
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Spanish II
Speech Communication

Required Elective Courses

Please consult with your advisor or the Advising Center staff for selecting appropriate elective courses for graduation.


Electives - 12 credits

English Elective - 3 credits

Humanities Elective - 3 credits

Laboratory Science Electives - 8 credits

Mathematic Elective - 3 credits

Physical Activity Elective - 1 credit

Social and Behavioral Science Electives - 6 credits


Elective 1 3
English 101 (Freshman English I) 3
Mathematics Elective 1 3
Social and Behavioral Science Elective 1, 2  3
Spanish 103 (Introductory Spanish I) 3
Total: 15
Elective 1 3
English Elective 1 3
Social and Behavioral Science Elective 1, 2 3
Spanish 104 (Introductory Spanish II) 3
Speech 101 (Speech Communication) 3
Total: 15
English 213 (A Survey of American Literature) 3
Humanities Elective 1 3
Laboratory Science Elective 1 4
Physical Activity 1
Spanish 203 (Intermediate Spanish I) 3
Total: 14
Elective 1 3
Elective 1 3
English 203 or 223 (A Survey of European and Neo European Literature or A Survey of British Literature) 3
Laboratory Science Elective1 4
Spanish 204 (Intermediate Spanish II)

Total: 16
Total Credit Hours: 60

Students transferring to other institutions should check with their advisor or Advising Center staff for appropriate electives.

Social and Behavioral Science electives must be from two different disciplines. Students transferring to a Maryland public institution should choose English 233. Students transferring to a Pennsylvania or West Virginia institution should choose English 102.

NOTE: All courses specifically identified by course number are graduation requirements for this program.