2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Aug 17, 2022  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Option, Humanities, A.A.

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This option is designed for transfer to a four-year college with a major in writing and/or literature. Students in this option take writing and courses concerned with specific areas of literature, coupled with liberal arts studies. Four-year English graduates enter widely diverse professions, among which may be teaching, copywriting, editing and publishing.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Identify and understand the characteristics of literary forms and genres
  • Utilize a college vocabulary to identify and interpret stylistic and technical features of literary texts
  • Think and write critically about various types of literary texts and support an analysis with specific textual evidence
  • Think and write critically about literary texts within a cultural or historical framework


General Education - 45-48 credits

As described in General Education .

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

*** Offered Summer 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-additional information on transfer visit the Transfer Resources website at https://www.brookdalecc.edu/transfer-resources/ and University Partnerships.

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.

Freehold Campus

This degree program may also be completed at the Freehold Campus. For more information, please call 732-625-7002.

Degree Audit Information

Access your Degree Audit Academic Evaluation through WebAdvisor.  Once you log into WebAdvisor, click on the Students menu, then click Degree Audit - Progress Toward My Degree under Academic Profile.

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