Mission Statement

The English Program prepares students to express themselves in written form at a level that will allow success in higher education, careers, and adult life.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills appropriate for our multicultural and diverse society.
  • Recognize ethical responsibilities to community, society, discipline, and profession based on standards of ethical communication.
  • Acquire analytical and critical thinking skills related to communication.

General Education Requirements - 38 credit hours*

The general education requirement for this degree program may exceed the minimum standard number of hours. For more information, contact your advisor.

Communication 9 credit hours
ENG 121 English Composition I 3
ENG 122 English Composition II 3
COM 115 Public Speaking or 125 Interpersonal Communication
or 220 Intercultural Communication
3
Mathematics 3 credit hours minimum
MAT 120 Mathematics for Liberal Arts 4
MAT 121 College Algebra 4
MAT 122 Trigonometry 3
MAT 135 Intro to Statistics 3
MAT 166 Pre-Calculus 5
MAT 201 Calculus I 5
MAT 202 Calculus II 5
Physical and Life Sciences 8 - 10 credit hours
AST 101 Astronomy I 4
AST 102 Astronomy II 4
BIO 105 Science of Biology 4
BIO 111 General College Biology I 5
BIO 112 General College Biology II 5
BIO 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO 202 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIO 204 Microbiology 4
BIO 220 General Zoology 5
BIO 221 Botany 5
CHE 101 Introduction to Chemistry I 5
CHE 102 Introduction to Chemistry II 5
CHE 111 General College Chemistry I 5
CHE 112 General College Chemistry II 5
ENV 101 Environmental Science 4
GEY 111 Physical Geology 4
GEY 112 Historical Geology 4
PHY 105 Conceptual Physics 4
PHY 111 Physics: Algebra-Based I 5
PHY 112 Physics: Algebra-Based II 5
PHY 211 Physics: Calculus-Based I 5
PHY 212 Physics: Calculus-Based II 5
SCI 105 Science in Society 3
The prerequisite for Biology 201 is the appropriate Biology Accuplacer score, or successful completion of Biology 111
Social & Behavioral Sciences
9 credits in two different areas, 1 must be a History
9 credit hours
History
HIS 101 Western Civ: Antiquity-1650 3
HIS 102 Western Civ: 1650-Present 3
HIS 121 U.S. History to Reconstruction 3
HIS 122 U.S. History since Civil War 3
Economic and Political Systems
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
POS 105 Introduction to Political Science 3
POS 111 American Government 3
POS 205 International Relations 3
Geography
GEO 105 World Regional Geography 3
Human Behavior and Social Systems
ANT 101 Cultural Anthropology 3
ANT 111 Physical Anthropology 3
PSY 101 General Psychology I 3
PSY 102 General Psychology II 3
PSY 227 Psychology of Death and Dying 3
PSY 235 Human Growth and Development 3
PSY 238 Child Development 3
PSY 249 Abnormal Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 102 Introduction to Sociology II 3
SOC 205 Sociology of Family Dynamics 3
The Colorado Community College System has mandated that students must be placed in English, Reading, & Math according to their college placement scores. Therefore, developmental courses (English/Reading 092/094 & Math 050/055) will not count toward this degree
Arts and Humanities
9 credits in two different areas
9 credit hours
Arts
ART 110 Art Appreciation 3
ART 111 Art History I 3
ART 112 Art History II 3
MUS 120 Music Appreciation 3
MUS 121 Music History I 3
MUS 122 Music History II 3
MUS 123 Survey of World Music 3
THE 105 Theater Appreciation 3
THE 211 Development of Theatre I 3
THE 212 Development of Theatre II 3
SPA 211 Spanish Language III 3
SPA 212 Spanish Language IV 3
Literature & Humanities
HUM 115 World Mythology 3
HUM 121 Humanities Early Civilizations 3
HUM 122 Humanities Medieval to Modern 3
HUM 123 Humanities Modern World 3
LIT 115 Introduction to Literature - Required Course 3
LIT 201 World Literature to 1600 3
LIT 202 World Literature after 1600 3
LIT 211 American Literature to Civil War 3
LIT 212 American Literature after Civil War 3
Ways of Thinking
PHI 111 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHI 112 Ethics 3
PHI 113 Logic 3
PHI 214 Philosophy of Religion 3
Electives**
Choose 22 credits
22 credit hours
ENG 221 Creative Writing I 3
ENG 226 Fiction Writing 3
ENG 231 Literary Magazine 3
LIT 201 World Literature to 1600 and/or 3
LIT 202 World Literature after 1600 3
LIT 211 American Literature to the Civil War and/or 3
LIT 212 American Literature after the Civil War 3
LIT 241 Studies of American Drama 3
LIT 278 Seminar: English Honors 3
THE 211 Development of Theater I and/or 3
THE 212 Development of Theater II 3
** Electives should be selected after consulting with an academic advisor and referring to appropriate four-year institutions’ transfer guides.