Apr 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

English - Associate of Arts


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A survey of Mexican American/Chicanx literature from Mesoamerica to the present. Students will study literary works of fiction, poetry, drama, essays, and memoirs in relation to their historical, linguistic, political, regional, gendered, and cultural contexts. Texts will be selected from a diverse group of authors, literary movements, and media forms. Topics and themes may include the literary performance of identity and culture, aesthetic mediation of racialization, struggle and protest, and artistic activism.

First Year Fall Semester


1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Total Hours: 12


First Year Spring Semester


1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Total Hours: 10


First Year Summer Semester


The following classes can also be taken during any Fall or Spring Semester.

Total Hours: 6


First Year Total Hours: 32


Second Year Fall Semester


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16-Week classes


  • Life/Physical Science Core 4 credit hours.2  (030)

2nd 8-Week Classes


Total Hours: 13


Second Year Spring Semester


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1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Total Hours: 12


Second Year Summer Semester


The following classes can also be taken during any Fall or Spring Semester.

Total Hours: 3


Second Year Total Hours: 28


Grand Total Hours: 60


1 Must successfully complete the course in order to progress in the AA English degree.
2 Meet with an academic advisor to discuss degree requirements for your transfer university and for university specific transfer course.
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FOS Field of Study Course
FY Course will be offered on a continuous basis so that a student can take the course in any fall or spring.

Transfer Outlook

The English degree provides students with composition and literature courses for preparation in careers that require excellent communication and writing skills. AA ENGL can lead to university transfer for Bachelor of Arts in ENGL or ENGL w/Technical Writing. AA ENGL students must work with an advisor to determine transferrable course work.

Career Outlook

Editor - $46,386* w/Bachelor’s Degree

Technical Writer - $77,300* w/Bachelor’s degree

English Professor (College) - $76,235* w/Masters degree

*Based on entry wages for Central Texas

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