English (SB 1440)

Student Transfer Achievement Reform (STAR) Act (SB1440)

Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01406)

Designed to develop language skills for reading and writing. The study and analysis of literature provide contact with exemplary works of various cultures, genres, and historical periods. Writing courses develop the skills for effective written communication across a range of genres. This degree satisfies the requirements of the STAR Act for transfer to the CSU system.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Analyze arguments concerning historical and contemporary issues and evaluate validity in written and oral discourse.

The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:

  • Completion of minimum 60 semester or 90 quarter units of degree applicable courses.
  • Minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.
  • Minimum grade of “C” (or “Pass”) for each course in the major.
  • Completion of the California State University General Education (CSU GE) Breadth pattern or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.  For more information, refer to the catalog section, “Certificate of Achievement” under Graduation, Certificates, and Degree Requirements.
Required Core
ENGL 220INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE3
ENGL 116CRITICAL THINKING AND ARGUMENT4
List A
Select two of the following:6
WORLD LITERATURE I
WORLD LITERATURE II
ENGLISH LITERATURE I
ENGLISH LITERATURE II
AMERICAN LITERATURE I
AMERICAN LITERATURE II
List B
Select one of the following or any course from List A not already used:3
AMERICAN LITERATURE I
AMERICAN LITERATURE II
ENGLISH LITERATURE I
ENGLISH LITERATURE II
WORLD LITERATURE I
WORLD LITERATURE II
CREATIVE WRITING I
List C
Select one of the following or any course from List A or B not already used:3-5
CREATIVE WRITING I
ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION I
ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING: POETRY I
AMERICAN LITERATURE I
AMERICAN LITERATURE II
ENGLISH LITERATURE I
ENGLISH LITERATURE II
WORLD LITERATURE I
WORLD LITERATURE II
ASL 120
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I
ASL 130
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II
MANDARIN CHINESE I
MANDARIN CHINESE II
ELEMENTARY FILIPINO I
ELEMENTARY FILIPINO II
INTERMEDIATE TAGALOG I
ELEMENTARY FRENCH I
ELEMENTARY FRENCH II
INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I
INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II
ELEMENTARY ITALIAN I
ELEMENTARY ITALIAN II
INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN I
INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN II
BEGINNING JAPANESE I
INTRODUCTORY ELEMENTARY JAPANESE
CONTINUATION OF ELEMENTARY JAPANESE
BEGINNING JAPANESE II
INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE I
INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE II
ELEMENTARY PORTUGUESE I
ELEMENTARY PORTUGUESE II
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY SPANISH
CONTINUATION OF ELEMENTARY SPANISH
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
SPANISH FOR BILINGUALS I
SPANISH FOR BILINGUALS II
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE FOR BILINGUALS
INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION AND WRITING ON SPANISH CULTURE
INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION AND WRITING ON LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE THEATRE
Total Units19-21