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2021-2022 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2021-2022 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Focus, AA

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The Associate of Arts degree in English is a degree that helps students to develop writing, critical thinking, and problems solving skills. Students may study rhetoric, critical analysis, literature, creative writing, and technical writing. This degree prepares students, through continued study toward a bachelor’s degree in English, for careers requiring strong writing, research, and analytical skills. Students complete general education courses in the Ohio Transfer Module aimed at developing competence in the exercise of independent intellectual inquiry and stimulating their examination of understanding of personal, social and civic values. Continued study of English at a bachelor’s or graduate level prepares students to work as teachers, editors, grant writers, and technical writers.


Program Learning Outcome

Upon completion of this program, graduates will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the writing process and its recursive nature, including the ability to plan, organize, and develop written compositions in a variety of expository and argumentative modes.

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