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English

Teacher and Students in ClassThere are many educational opportunities available for someone interested in majoring in English and job opportunities include everything from being an editor or a freelance writer to a university professor specializing in creative writing.  

Independence Community College’s Associate of Arts Degree offers the student a solid base of instruction in general education courses while offering the student specialties within the area of English.  Electives include literature options, creative writing, and journalism, to name a few.  

Independence Community College’s English program offers students more instructor contact, individualized attention, and higher rates of success while preparing them with a solid foundation to build on their English skills as they pursue their Bachelor’s Degree at a four-year college or university.

If you would like more information about the English Program at Independence Community College, contact:

Professor Brenda Sanchez
(620) 332-5448
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Professor Heather Mydosh
(620) 332-5435
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English
Degree: Associate of Arts

Suggested Four Semester Plan

Course Title Credit Hours
 

First Semester:

English Composition I 3
College Algebra 3
Introduction to Literature 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective*
  • Recommended: Psychology
3

Arts/Humanities Elective*

3
Term Total 15
 

Second Semester:

English Composition II 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective*
  • Recommended: Political Science
3
Literature Elective** 3
Science Elective* 5
Computer Concepts & Applications or
Computer Information Systems
3
Term Total 17
 

Third Semester:

Public Speaking 3
Arts/Humanities Elective*
  • Recommended: History of Early or Modern Civilization
3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective*
  • Recommended: Introduction to Sociology
3
Foreign Language Elective* 5
Literature Elective* 3
Term Total 17
 

Fourth Semester:

Arts/Humanities Elective* 3
Creative Writing or Technical Writing 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective* 3
Science Elective* 5
Literature Elective** 1-3
Term Total 15-17
   

Total

66

*See Courses that meet General Education Graduation Requirements for a list of courses meeting the science, arts/ humanities, and social/behavioral science requirements.

**Literature Electives:

Course Title Credit Hours
American Literature I - Beginning to 1865 3
American Literature II - 1869 to Present 3
Contemporary Dramatic Literature 3
Introduction to Dramatic Literature 3
Survey of Black Literature 3
Topics in Literature 1-3