Program Curriculum

This is a recommended list of courses for students who plan to major in ENGLISH at a university. Students who complete this program will be eligible to apply for the Associate of Arts degree at WCJC. Courses that must be taken in order to satisfy AA degree requirements are listed with the corresponding WCJC Core Curriculum Component. Courses that are listed as "Recommended" are electives that will contribute to AA degree requirements. Different electives may be chosen.

English majors are encouraged to take all literature survey courses.

WCJC’s AA degree requires 60 hours, and students should be aware they may not be able to transfer more than 60-66 hours.

Course Course Title Degree Requirements Sem. Hours
Freshman Year, First Semester
ENGL 1301 Composition I Core 010 3
HIST 1301 US History I Core 060 3
SPAN 1411 Spanish I Recommended 4
MATH MATH 1314 or above Core 020 3
Science BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS Core 030 4
  17 sem. hrs
Freshman Year, Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Composition II Core 010 3
HIST 1302 US History II Core 060 3
SPAN 1412 Spanish II Recommended 4
Science BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS Core 030 4
Humanities Any Humanities course Core 040 3
PHED Any PE Activity Course Core 090 1
  18 sem. hrs
Sophomore Year, First Semester
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Core 070 3
SPAN 2311 Intermediate Spanish Recommended 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Speech Core 011 3
English Any Literature course Recommended 3
Social/Behavioral Science Any Social/Behavioral Science Core 080 3
  15 sem. hrs
Sophomore Year, Second Semester
GOVT 2306 Texas Government Core 070 3
SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II Recommended 3
English Any Literature Course Recommended 3
Perf/Visual Arts ARTS, DRAM, or MUSI course in Core D Core 050 3
English Any Literature course Recommended 3
  15 sem. hrs

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