English AA Designated Degree Requirements


Courses that Fulfill General Education Requirements (34 credits)

(Written) Communication

ENG 121English Composition I: GT-CO1


ENG 122English Composition II: GT-CO2



ENG 122English Composition II: GT-CO2


ENG 201English Composition III: GT-CO3


Total Credit Hours:6


One GT Pathways Mathematics course (GT-MA1) but not MAT155 or MAT156.

Prefer: MAT 120 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts

Total Credit Hours:3

Arts and Humanities

Three GT Pathways Arts & Humanities courses. These courses may only come from GT-AH1, GT-AH3, GT-AH4 categories.


NOTE: GT-AH2 Literature (LIT) courses will NOT be accepted to fulfill this requirement. 

Total Credit Hours:9


One GT Pathways History course (GT-HI1)

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Two GT Pathways Social & Behavioral Science courses (GTSS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3)

Total Credit Hours:6

Natural and Physical Sciences

Two GT Pathways Natural & Physical Sciences courses, one must be with laboratory (GT-SC1)

Total Credit Hours:7

Total Credit Hours: 34

Additional Required Courses (18 credits)

Please note: If these credits are not required for the major at a receiving four-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor's degree as elective credit toward graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied.

Additional Required Courses

COM 115Public Speaking



COM 125Interpersonal Communication



COM 225Organizational Communication


GT Pathways Course(s)Five GT Pathways Arts and Humanities LIT (AH2) courses


NOTE: Students are required to take a total of 5 (five) LIT courses (15 credits), 4 (four) of which must be at the 200-level. Please consult with your receiving institution regarding best choices for literature courses.

Total Credit Hours: 18

Electives (8 credits)


Recommended electives:

ENG 221 Creative Writing

ENG 226 Fiction Writing

ENG 227 Poetry Writing

ENG 230 Creative Nonfiction

ENG 231 Literary Magazine


For specific information, please consult an advisor in the Advising Center. Transferability depends on the receiving four-year institution. Additional courses may be transferable. See approved AA Electives in AA Degree Requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 8

Total Credit Hours: 60