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Degree Type: Associate of Arts Degree, AA

Pathway: Arts & Humanities

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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What Kind Of Salary Can You Expect?

Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

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English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

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Job Growth


Opportunities for Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors are expected to grow through 2028.

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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.


Combines the basic theory of speech communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasis is on speech delivery, preparation, organization, support, and audience analysis and delivery.


Examines the communication involved in interpersonal relationships occurring in family, social, and career situations. Relevant concepts include self-concept, perception, listening, nonverbal communication, and conflict.


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.


This course focuses on the role of communication theory and skills as they apply to business and organizational settings. Topics include organizational and leadership models, effective communication skills with peers, superiors, and subordinates, environmental factors impacting communication, and interviewing skills.

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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


  • COM 115 - Public Speaking 3 Credit Hour(s)

  • COM 125 - Interpersonal Communication SS3 3 Credit Hour(s)

  • COM 225 - Organizational Communication 3 Credit Hour(s)

  • COM 1150 - Public Speaking 3 Credit Hour(s) or COM 1250 - Interpersonal Communication SS3 3 Credit Hour(s) or COM 2250 - Organizational Communication 3 Credit Hour(s)

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

     prefer MAT 1240 

  • 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)

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