The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer meets the state of Oregon transfer degree requirements, allowing students to transfer to an Oregon public university and some out-of-state universities having met all lower-division general education requirements.
English majors with a solid humanities foundation and strong writing, reading, critical thinking, and research skills are sought after in many careers, including advertising, business, public administration, communication and media, computer-based information and education, software and web development, social services, government, law and criminal justice, and teaching/education.
Statewide General Education Student Learning Outcomes
While this program has no formal entrance requirements, individual courses may have prerequisites which must be met before enrollment.
|Course ||Title ||Credits |
|WR 121||Academic Composition||4|
|WR 122||Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition||4|
|or WR 227|| Technical Writing|
Lower-division requirements for majors, minors, and related specializations in English/literature vary among four-year institutions. To make wise elective course choices, students are advised to work closely with their advisors, consult college catalogs of the institution to which they wish to transfer, and determine whether one or more of the following courses should be elected to fulfill degree objectives.
Education programs may require or recommend:
ENG 221 Introduction to Children's Literature
English/literature and humanities degree programs may also require or recommend one of more courses in:
Western world literature
Non-Western world literature
HUM 211 Culture and Literature of Africa, HUM 212 Culture and Literature of the Americas
HUM 230 Immigrant Experience American Literature, HUM 240 Native American Literature and Culture, HUM 255 Cultural Diversity in Contemporary American Literature, HUM 256 Introduction to African-American Literature
Introductory genre courses in literature, film, popular culture, and/or women's studies courses
ENG 104 Introduction to Literature: Fiction, ENG 106 Introduction to Literature: Poetry, ENG 212 Autobiography, ENG 250 Introduction to Folklore and Mythology, ENG 256 Folklore and US Popular Culture, ENG 260 Introduction to Women Writers, FA 101 Introduction to Film, FA 125 World Cinema, FA 257 Literature Into Film, HUM 263 Popular Culture: Detective Stories, HUM 268 Digital Games Culture, HUM 269 Popular Culture Graphic Novels, WS 101 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
Creative writing courses
WR 240 Introduction to Creative Writing: Nonfiction, WR 241 Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction, WR 242 Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry, WR 243 Introduction to Creative Writing: Scriptwriting
- Academic Requirements:
- Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA to earn a COCC certificate or degree.
- Options for additional standards:
- All courses in the program must be completed with a grade of C or higher.