2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 06, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Option, Humanities, A.A.

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The English Option is designed for transfer to a four-year college. With a focus on writing, communication, critical thinking, and independent research, four-year English graduates enter widely diverse professions and industries, among which may include teaching, law, tech, management, business, library and information sciences, marketing, copywriting, editing, and publishing.  Students in this option explore both traditional and current forms of literautre and digital texts, coupled with liberal arts studies.

Transfer information: Articulation with the New School; Transfer Agreement with Rider; Georgian Court Degree Plan; and Rutgers.  See Transfer Resources foro more information.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Think and write critically about charateristics of traditional and non-traditional literary genres and forms, including digital media, within a cultural framework.
  • Cultivate rhetorical skills to generate engaging discussion, interaction, commentary and evaluation of literary, cultural, and digital texts.
  • Develop and employ vocabulary and methods of the major critical approaches to literature through written and oral communication.
  • Conduct academic research and produce clear and effective written artifacts, including persuasive and analytical essays.


General Education - 45-48 credits

As described in the General Education  section of the catalog and as identified below:

Career studies - 12 credits required as follows:

Elective - 0-3 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60


* Offered Fall Term only

** Offered Spring Term only


Program Code for registration: HUENG [online program: HUENGOL]

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Suggested Sequence - Humanities Program A.A. Degree English Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on completion of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total credits: 15-16

Semester 2 - Spring Term

Total credits: 15-16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total credits: 16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total credits: 12-15

Sequence Notes:

(1) A minimum of 12 credits is required from the Mathematics , Sciences  or Technological Competency  knowledge areas.

Bachelor’s Degree Through Brookdale

This is a preferred Associate degree for students planning to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in English.  For information see Dual Admissions or University Partnerships.

Transfer Information

For information on transferring to a four-year college or institution visit the Transfer Resources website. 

Available Online

This degree program may also be completed online. Students may choose to take some or all of their courses online. For more information call 732-224-2089.

Degree Audit Information

Access Student Planning and Degree Progress through MyBrookdale on Brookdale’s home page.  Select WebAdvisor, Self Service, log in and access the Student menu.

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