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Degree Type: Associate of Arts Degree, AA

Pathway: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

More Options: Classroom Based, Remote Real-Time, Hyflex, Online, Hybrid

Program Length: 4 semesters

Location: Centennial, Rampart Range, Downtown Studio

Transferability: Transferable, Guaranteed Transfer (GT), Non-transferable

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English Degrees at PPSC

While PPSC does not have a degree specifically for English, we currently offer two degrees for specific disciplines under the English umbrella. Please click on the buttons below to explore our offerings.

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English Composition 1021

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What Kind Of Salary Can You Expect?

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postseconday

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Writers and Authors

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Job Growth


Opportunities for Writers and Authors are expected to grow through 2030.

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Job Growth


Opportunities for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary are expected to grow through 2028.

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English Classes You Might Take

Check out some English classes you might take below.


Emphasizes the planning, writing, and revision of compositions, including the development of critical and logical thinking skills. This course includes a wide variety of compositions that stress analytical, evaluative, and persuasive/argumentative writing.


Expands and refines the objectives of English Composition I. Emphasizes critical/logical thinking and reading, problem definition, research strategies, and writing analytical, evaluative, and/or argumentative compositions.


Examines techniques for creative writing by exploring imaginative uses of language through creative genres (fiction, poetry, and other types of creative production such as drama, screenplays, graphic narrative, or creative nonfiction) with emphasis on the student’s own unique style, subject matter and needs.


Provides continued development of written expression in the creative genres (fiction, poetry, and other types of creative production such as drama, screenplays, graphic narrative, or creative nonfiction) with emphasis on the student's own unique style, subject matter, and needs. This course is a creative writing workshop centered around producing and critiquing creative work.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which you will be proficient at the completion of an academic program. Program Learning Outcomes link with course learning outcomes and competencies.

Upon completion of the English degree program, you should be able to:

  • Create and develop ideas within the context of the situation and the assigned task(s)

  • Critically read, evaluate, apply, and synthesize evidence and/or sources in support of a claim

  • Follow an appropriate documentation system

  • Evaluate the relevance of context when presenting a position and identify assumptions

  • Establish a conclusion that is tied to the range of information presented

  • Reflect on implications and consequences of stated conclusion


  • ENG 1021 - English Composition I, CO1, 3 Credit Hour(s)

  • MAT 1240 - Math for Liberal Arts, MA1, 4 Credit Hour(s)

  • COM 1150 - Public Communication, 3 Credit Hour(s)

  • 1 GT Pathways History course, HI1, 3 Credit Hour(s)

  • ENG 1021 - English Composition I CO1 3 Credit Hour(s)

  • ENG 1022 - English Composition II CO2 3 Credit Hour(s) or ENG 1022 - English Composition II CO2 3 Credit Hours

  • ENG 2001 - English Composition III CO3 3 Credit Hour(s) or HIS 2765 - Writing About History CO3 3 Credit Hour(s)

  • GT - One GT Pathways course (GT-MA1)

     prefer MAT 1240