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English Concentration

Associate in Arts

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
LCS-101 Learning Community Seminar
Elective Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

LCS-101 satisfies the Learning Community Requirement

OR

Choose one college-level course as an elective.

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: RDG-095 or ESL-098 and ENG-095 or placement

GenEd-QPS Quantitative Problem Solving
3-4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Choose one course from Quantitative Problem Solving Menu

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098 or placement

GenEd-CCC Community & Cultural Contexts
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

Choose one course from the Community and Cultural Contexts Menu

Elective-2 Foreign Language Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Choose one foreign language course

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-112 College Writing II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the General Education Scientific Reasoning, Community/Cultural Contexts, Creative Work or Elective Menus.

Elective Literature Elective
3

Choose one LIT course

Pre/co-requisite: ENG-111

Elective-1 Math Elective
3

Choose one college-level MAT course

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098 or placement

Elective-2 Foreign Language Elective
3

Choose one foreign language course

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-115 Writing Tutor Seminar I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: Chair approval

Elective-1 Behavioral Science Elective
3

Choose one PSY or SOC course

Elective-2 English Elective
3

Choose  one ENG course

Elective-3 Literature Elective
3

Choose one LIT course

Pre/co-requisite: ENG-111

GenEd-SR Scientific Reasoning
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

(Formerly Area 5)

Choose one course from Scientific Reasoning Menu

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
Elective-1 Literature Elective
3

Choose one LIT course

Pre/co-requisite: ENG-111

Elective-2 Literature Elective
3

Choose one LIT course

Pre/co-requisite: ENG-111

Elective-3 Elective
3

Choose any course

Elective-4 Social Science Elective
3

Choose one HIS or GOV or PHIL or GEO course

Elective-5 Laboratory Science Elective
4

Choose one 4-credit AST or BIO or CHM or GIS or ENV or PHY course

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence as a writer. Write for a variety of purposes, adapting to various audiences.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of a language other than English.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this concentration qualify to transfer to four-year institutions that prepare students for careers in teaching, journalism, public relations, and media communications. Students must complete a bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate to pursue a teaching career. A bachelor’s degree in English is a minimum requirement for entry level work in careers such as publishing, advertising, public relations, and journalism. In order to advance in some fields, graduate work may be required.