Literature

Associate of Arts Course of Study

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Recommended basic skills standards are

To major in English in the new millennium is to do more than select a profession; it is to identify one’s vocation. Whether students decide someday to specialize in rhetoric and composition, literary criticism, or creative writing, or to become journalists, songwriters, screenwriters, or teachers of English, they will learn to promote literacy and thoughtful dissent in contemporary society. They will learn that connections between life and literature are basic to living in and understanding a complex global community.

Courses marked with an asterisk [*] are not currently offered at PPCC.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

GT-CO1: ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

and

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

 

 

 

OR

 

 

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

(3)

and

 

 

 

GT-CO3: ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

(3)

Oral Communication

Three (3) credit hours

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

or

 

 

 

COM 220

Intercultural Communication: SS3

(3)

Mathematics

Three (3) credit hours minimum (credit hours over three [3] will be applied to the electives category). Full list of requirements.

Suggested Courses

MAT 120

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts: MA1

4

Art and Humanities / Social and Behavioral Sciences

Eighteen (18) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

Two guaranteed transfer Arts & Humanities courses from two different areas (AH1, AH2, AH3 or AH4)

Two guaranteed transfer Social & Behavioral Sciences courses from two different areas (SS1, SS2, or SS3)

One guaranteed transfer course from History (HI1)

One additional course from Arts & Humanities or Social and Behavioral Sciences (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4, HI1, SS1, SS2, or SS3)

Suggested Courses

GT-AH1

ART 110

Art Appreciation: AH1

3

THE 105

Introduction to Theatre Arts: AH1

3

GT-AH2

HUM 121

Early Civilizations: AH2

3

HUM 122

Medieval to Modern: AH2

3

LIT 115

Introduction to Literature: AH2

3

LIT 201

World Literature to 1600: AH2

3

LIT 202

World Literature after 1600: AH2

3

LIT 211

American Literature to the Civil War: AH2

3

LIT 212

American Literature after the Civil War: AH2

3

LIT 221

British Literature to 1770: AH2

3

LIT 222

British Literature since 1770: AH2

3

GT-AH3

PHI 111

Introduction to Philosophy: AH3

3

PHI 114

Comparative Religions: AH3

3

GT-SS1

POS 111

American Government: SS1

3

GT-SS2

GEO 105

World Regional Geography: SS2

3

GT-SS3

ANT 101

Cultural Anthropology: SS3

3

PSY 101

General Psychology I: SS3

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology I: SS3

3

GT-HI1

HIS 101

Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650: HI1

3

HIS 102

Western Civilization: 1650-Present: HI1

3

HIS 111

The World: Antiquity-1500: HI1

3

HIS 112

The World: 1500-Present: HI1

3

HIS 255

The Middle Ages: HI1

3

Natural and Physical Sciences

Seven (7) credit hours. Two (2) guaranteed transfer courses including at least one (1) lab course (SC1, SC2*). Additional credit hours over seven (7) will be applied to the electives category. Full list of requirements.

Electives

Twenty-three (23) credit hours selected from the AA approved course list.

Suggested Courses

ENG 221

Creative Writing I

3

ENG 222

Creative Writing II

3

ENG 230

Creative Nonfiction

3

HUM 103

Introduction to Film Art

3

HUM 115

World Mythology: AH2

3

HUM 121

Early Civilizations: AH2

3

HUM 122

Medieval to Modern: AH2

3

HUM 123

The Modern World: AH2

3

LIT 115

Introduction to Literature: AH2

3

LIT 205

Ethnic Literature: AH2

3

LIT 211

American Literature to Civil War: AH2

3

LIT 212

American Literature After the Civil War: AH2

3

LIT 225

Introduction to Shakespeare: AH2

3

LIT 268

Celtic Literature: AH2

3

Total Credit Hours

60