English Transfer Program Schedule Guide, A.A.

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English Transfer Program Schedule Guide, A.A.

Department: English/Literature

Total Credit Hours: 64 credits

Occupational Outlook

Because of the multitude of careers in this field, the outlook is varied. Positions that have a bright outlook include customer service, teacher, legal assistant, market research analyst and office supervisor.  These positions are projected to experience rapid increases in employment with large numbers of job openings over the next several years or are new and emerging occupations in high-growth industries.

Salary Outlook

In the state of Missouri, employees working in the English field earn between $36,960 and $63,730 per year, depending on education, experience and employer.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.

English Careers

SCC graduates with an English Transfer Program A.A. degree are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: broadcast news analyst, copy writer, customer service supervisor, editor, teacher, legal assistant, librarian, lobbyist, market research analyst, office supervisor, poet, public relations specialist, reporter and writer. 

Suggested Schedule Planning

Italicized courses are recommended to be taken for elective credits.
First Semester (14-16 credits)
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
MAT 155, MAT 158 or higher Contemporary College Math, College Algebra or higher 4-6
Social and Behavioral Sciences* 3
Natural Sciences With Lab*** 4
Second Semester (15-16 credits)
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
LIT 250 Survey of English Literature before 1800 3
Humanities and Fine Arts** 3-4
Social and Behavioral Sciences* 3
Course(s) in major for transfer institution 3
Third Semester (16-17 credits)
Natural Science*** 3-4
Course(s) in major for transfer institution 3
COM101 Oral Communication 3
LIT 210 American Literature from 1629-1865 3
LIT 260 Survey of English Literature after 1800 3
Fourth Semester (15 credits)
CPT 103 or CPT 115 Microcomputer Applications or Introduction to Data Processing 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences* 3
LIT 220 American Literature from 1865-Present 3
Course(s) in major for transfer institution 6
Total Hours Required For Graduation: 64 credits
(This must include a minimum of 42 credit hours of General Education Courses.)

Per College policy Individual students may be required to take COL 101.

*Social and Behavioral Sciences:  Complete one Civics Course (HIS 101, HIS 102 or POL 101) and a minimum of 6 additonal credits from at least 2 disciplines.

** Humanities and Fine Arts:  Complete nine credit hours from at least 2 disciplines.

*** Natural Sciences:  Complete a minimum of 7 credit hours from at least 2 disciplines, including one course with a lab component.

Many universities require three semesters in one foreign language for a Bachelor of Arts Degree; a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree does not typically require foreign language. Check with your transfer institution to see which degree best meets your educational and career goals.

For more information call 636-922-8241.

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