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English (A.A.) - The A. A. in English provides individuals with the skills in critical thinking, communication, and cultural understanding required for professional, academic, and personal success in the 21st century. The curriculum serves students continuing to four-year institutions to complete a bachelor’s degree with a major in English; the AA degree in English is also usefully paired with many other majors.

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A.A. Program
Hegis Code: 5615

Total Credits: 64

First Semester Credits
Communication Elective(1) 3
Elective(2) 1
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I(3)
Humanities Elective(4) 3
Mathematics Elective(5) 3
Social Science Elective(6) 3
Total Semester Credits 16
Second Semester Credits
ENG 102 Composition II or
ENG 103 Writing in the Sciences or
ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II
English Elective(7) 3
Humanities Elective(8) 3
Laboratory Science Elective(9) 4
Mathematics Elective(5) 1
Total Semester Credits 16
Third Semester Credits
Humanities Elective(10) 3
Literature Elective(11) 3
Literature Elective(12) 3
Non-Lab/Laboratory Science Electives(13) 3
PED Elective 1
Social Science Elective(14) 3
Total Semester Credits 16
Fourth Semester Credits
Elective 3
Literature Elective(15) 6
PED Elective 1
Social Science Elective(16) 6
Total Semester Credits 16
  1. Choose from the following:
  2. Recommended: NCC 101 Freshman Seminar: The College Experience
  3. Depending on placement.
  4. SUNY GER Foreign Language.
  5. SUNY GER Mathematics.
  6. Choose from the following attributes:
    • SUNY GER Western Civilization, or
    • SUNY GER Other World Civilization, or
    • SUNY GER American History.
  7. Choose from the following:
  8. SUNY GER The Arts
  9. SUNY GER Natural Sciences with Lab.
  10. SUNY GER Humanities, Not English
  11. Choose from the following:
    • Global Awareness and Non-Western Cultures, or
    • Western Heritage.
    • Pluralism and Diversity
  12. SUNY GER Natural Sciences
  13. SUNY GER Social Sciences, Not History.
  14. SUNY GER Humanities. 2 (two) 3-credit courses.
  15. SUNY GER Social Sciences. 2 (two) 3-credit courses.