ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE OPTION IN ARTS AND SCIENCES2013 - 2014
ENGLISH
Award: Associate of Arts Degree Option in Arts and Sciences
No. of credits required: 
63-65
For more information: Contact Dean Hathaway, 443-412-2401, khathaway@harford.edu; or academic advising, 443-412-2301.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
This curriculum is designed for students in the arts and sciences who plan to transfer to a baccalaureate degree institution for their upper division major. The core courses provide a foundation in academic writing and literary studies.

PROGRAM GOALS
Upon completion of the English program, students will be able to:
  1. Collect, evaluate, use, and document research from a variety of sources for various purposes, including the construction of an argument.
  2. Produce presentations and documents that are clear, concise, substantive, and grammatically standard.
  3. Recognize, identify, and evaluate major literary techniques, terms, and trends.
  4. Demonstrate cultural awareness through writing, speaking, and literary analysis.

# Literature Electives
(Choose four courses)
 DRAM 203Survey of World Drama 3
 DRAM 204Survey of Modern Drama 3
 ENG 201World Literature: 800 B.C. to 1600 A.D. 3
 ENG 202World Literature: 1600 A.D. to the Present 3
 ENG 203English Literature: Survey of English Literature I 3
 ENG 204English Literature: Survey of English Literature II 3
 ENG 205American Literature: Colonial Through the Civil War 3
 ENG 206American Literature: Late 19th and 20th Centuries 3
 ENG 214Great Writers: Lives and Works 3
 ENG 215Multicultural Literature: The 20th Century 3
 ENG 219American Women Writers 3
 ENG 233African-American Literature 3
 ENG 234Ethnic American Literature 3
 ENG 237Literature to Film 3
 ENG 238Latin American Literature 3
 RELG 207Literature and Religious Thought of the Old Testament 3
 RELG 208Literature and Religious Thought of the New Testament 3

TRANSFER INFORMATION
Students should be aware that each transfer institution has unique curricular requirements. Certain transfer institutions, for example, may require foreign languages. To facilitate transfer, students should consult with an academic advisor early in their studies at HCC and before selecting elective courses.

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
An English degree provides an excellent basis for a wide variety of careers in law, education, business and politics, and the expanding fields in technology.


Note: The following codes identify courses which satisfy the General Education Degree Requirements:
          Behavioral/Social Science+
          English Composition
          Arts/Humanities+
          Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues
          Biological/Physical Laboratory Science
          Mathematics
          Biological/Physical Science
+ For AS, AA, and AAT degrees, Behavioral/Social Science and Arts/Humanities electives must be selected from two different disciplines.
TO SATISFY THE DIVERSITY REQUIREMENT: Associate degree students must complete one 3-credit diversity course . It is recommended that students select one of the 3-credit , , course electives from those that also appear on the approved list of diversity course graduation requirements.
 

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Recommended Course Sequence

First SemesterCredits
CMST 101Speech Fundamentals  
              or  
CMST 105Interpersonal Communication 3
ENG 101English Composition 3
HIST 101History of Western Civilization I  * 
              or  
HIST 103History of the United States I  *3
Arts/Humanities Elective * (other than English)3
Mathematics Elective 3-4
Physical Education/Fitness Elective1
 Semester Total16-17
   
Second Semester Credits
ENG 102English Composition and Literature 3
ENG 109English Composition: Research Writing 3
HIST 102History of Western Civilization II  * 
              or  
HIST 104History of the United States II  *3
Humanities Elective **/ ***3
General Elective **3
Physical Education Elective1
 Semester Total16
   
Third Semester   Credits
Behavioral/Social Science Elective 3
Biological/Physical Lab Science Elective 4
General Elective **3
Literature Electives #6
 Semester Total16
   
Fourth Semester Credits
Biological/Physical Science Elective
3-4
General Elective **3
Humanities Elective **/ ***3
Literature Electives #6
 Semester Total15-16
   

* Must complete sequence HIST 101-102 or HIST 103-104.
** As advised for transfer.
*** Refer to Other Elective Options under Academic Information in the catalog.