Associate of Arts in English - AA/Online option

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Associate of Arts in English - AA/Online option

The Associate of Arts in English is intended primarily for students planning on transferring to a senior college or university to receive a baccalaureate degree in the following areas: communication, business, social sciences, humanities, and fine arts. Commencing the fall of 1999, all Associate in Arts academic core curriculum courses taken at HCC are guaranteed to transfer and count toward the core curriculum at all Texas public higher educational institutions.

YEAR 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
HIST #3## American History Elective (May choose from HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, 2327, 2328, or 2381) 3
XXXX #3## Life & Physical Sciences Elective 3
MATH #3## Approved Mathematics Elective (Recommended: MATH 1332 or 1342) 3
15
Semester 2
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
HIST #3## American History Elective (May choose from HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, 2327, 2328, or 2381) 3
XXXX #3## Life & Physical Sciences Elective 3
XXXX #3## Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
XXXX #3## Liberal Arts Elective [Choose from ANTH (not 2301, 2101), GEOG (not 1301), HIST, HUMA, PHIL (not 2303), PSYC (not 2317), SOCI, or TECA 1354.] 3
15
Semester 3

YEAR 2

Semester 1
ENGL 2342 Forms of Literature I OR
ENGL 2343 Forms of Literature II 3
ENGL 23## English Literature/Creative Writing Elective 3
ENGL 23## English Literature/Creative Writing Elective 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
XXXX 1411 Beginning Foreign Language I (Both foreign language courses must be in the same language.) 4
16
Semester 2
ENGL Elective English Literature/Creative Writing Elective 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
XXXX #3## Creative Arts Elective 3
XXXX 1412 Beginning Foreign Language II (Both foreign language courses must be in the same language.) 4
XXXX #1## Transferable Elective 1
14
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS & NOTES: 

A. Student Success Course: Students who have completed more than 12 hours upon enrollment at HCC may substitute a three-hour transferrable elective for EDUC 1300 in order to meet the 60-hour requirement for associate degrees.
B. American History: Choose from: HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, 2327, 2328*, or 2381.
C. Life & Physical Sciences: Choose from: ANTH 2301, ASTR 1303, 1304, 1404, BIOL 1308, 1309, 1322, 1406*, 1407*, (2301 and 2302 - restricted to Engineering, Science, and Health Sciences majors), CHEM 1305, 1405*, 1411*, 1412*, GEOG 1301, GEOL 1305, 1345, 1347, 1403, 1404*, PHYS 1305, 1401*, 1402*, 2325*, or 2326*. Students who successfully complete a four-hour course should consult with an advisor to apply the additional hour toward the one-hour transferrable elective requirement. 
D. Mathematics: Recommended: MATH 1332 or 1342. Students may also choose any other Mathematics course included in the HCC Core Curriculum.
E. Social & Behavioral Sciences: Choose from: ANTH 2346, 2351, ECON 1301, 2301, 2302, GEOG 1302, 1303, PSYC 2301, 2314, 2316, 2319, SOCI 1301, 1306, 2336, or TECA 1354.
F. Liberal Arts: Choose from: ANTH (not 2301, 2101*), GEOG (not 1301), HIST, HUMA, PHIL (not 2303*), PSYC (not 2317), SOCI, or TECA 1354.
G. English Literature/Creative Writing: Choose from: ENGL 2307, 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, 2342, 2343, 2351, or 2389.
H. Foreign Language: Both foreign language courses must be in the same language. Upon transfer, students will be required to achieve intermediate pro ciency in the same foreign language. Students should consult with an academic advisor or transfer specialist to ensure that the transfer institution offers a two-semester sequence of the same foreign language at the intermediate level before selecting any foreign language other than French or Spanish. Recommended for those pursuing additional foreign language courses at HCC: FREN 1411*, 1412*, SPAN 1411, 1412. Students may also choose from: ARAB 1411*, 1412*, CHIN 1411*, 1412*, GERM 1411*, 1412*, JAPN 1411*, 1412*, or KORE 1411*, 1412*. Students may ful ll the foreign language requirements for this program (8 hours) via CLEP, Advanced Placement (AP), or International Baccalaureate (IB) credit options. Students wishing to substitute foreign language courses at the intermediate level should consult with an advisor about course substitution policies and procedures.
I. Creative Arts: Recommended: ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304, HUMA 1301, 1311*. Students may also choose: COMM 2366*, DANC 2303, DRAM 1310, 2361, 2366*, MUSI 1306, or 1310.
J. Transferrable Elective: Students may choose any one-hour course included in the Academic Course Guide Manual. Students who consult with an academic advisor and take SPAN 2313 and 2315 (Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers I and II) in lieu of the beginning foreign language sequence will need to take a three-hour course to ful ll the 60-hour degree requirement. Taking the four-hour version (or the lecture/laboratory combination) for one of the Life & Physical Sciences electives will ful ll this requirement.

 

*DENOTES A COURSE THAT IS NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE