Welcome to the English Department!

The English Department offers four main areas of instruction:

  1. College Skills Courses (071,081), which prepare students for success in courses that fulfill the AA degree language and rationality, reading and writing competencies;
  2. Courses required for the AA degree (091,094), Transfer-Level Courses (101,102,103);
  3. A range of Literature Courses including American and British literature, and other electives, offering a broad array of types and periods of literature; and
  4. Creative Writing Courses, offering instruction in four genres of writingPoetry, Short Story, the Novel and Drama. The study of English prepares students for careers in any field for which written expression is necessary. The Literature and Creative Writing courses foster students intellectual skills, and afford cultural enrichment.