English, AA | Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania

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English Degree

English, AA

The Associate of Arts in English degree is designed for students whose goals are to transfer to a Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Committee (TAOC) institution as a major in English composition, creative writing, or literature. Students completing an AA and eventual four-year degree may enter fields of education, research, creative writing, technical writing, journalism, public relations, publishing, or other fields requiring a writing and/or humanities experience. View English, AA in the College Catalog

What will I learn?

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Understand the application of English studies (writing, literature) as influenced by and contributing to other disciplines
  • Construct researched and well-written essays in a variety of modes and formats
  • Demonstrate analytical skills in research, personal writing, and literary texts
  • Apply critical philosophies and interpretation to literary texts