students studying outsideThere 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 and creative writing options.  

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.

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Heather Mydosh

Professor of English

Rafal Redlinski

Associate Professor of English Composition

Ms. LaTonya Pinkard

Associate Professor, English

Bridget Carson

English Professor

English Program Outcomes:
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to: 
1. Research and evaluate source materials for validity and bias.
2. Employ fundamental grammatical concepts and mechanics. 
3. Recognize rhetorical situations and strategies in order to communicate to a diversified world. 
4. Interpret the role of the writer as citizen in a changing world. 
5. Compose academic prose using appropriate voice when responding to rhetorical purpose.

English Degree: Associate of Arts

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