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English for Transfer


The Associate in Arts in English degree for Transfer (AA-T) is designed to prepare students to transfer to a CSU as a junior with a degree in English. The English major gives students an appreciation of literature and increased skills in written and oral communication. Through the study of language and literature, students are better able to communicate, to persuade, and delve deeply into the arcane mystery of being. More specifically, superior ability to understand and to use English is necessary for success in most careers, particularly those in education, writing, business, journalism, and law.

To earn an Associate in Arts in English degree for Transfer (AA-T), students must complete:

  1. 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    1. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.
    2. A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0

There are no local graduation requirements associated with this degree.