Certificate in Literature
This Certificate of Achievement requires the successful completion of thirteen - fourteen units of literature courses and may be used as verification of literature knowledge or competency for entry-level jobs in fields such as tutoring, editing and publishing, journalism, theatre and entertainment.
Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Literature Certificate of Achievement will:
- Critically analyze and evaluate the subtext of literature selections in order to demonstrate knowledge of literary terminology.
- Employ established modes of reasoning in the defense and development of thesis/judgments to clearly demonstrate knowledge of critical analysis tools in all written work.
- Identify and evaluate the writer’s use of literature as a persuasive tool to identify and assess the effectiveness of literary works.
- Critically analyze and synthesize source material to demonstrate ability to write at the college level.
- Demonstrate cultural awareness, personal responsibility, and ethical behavior in evaluating and writing about literature.
|Select one (1) of the following reading and composition courses:|
|Reading and Composition||4|
|Reading and Composition - Honors||4|
|Reading and Composition, Enhanced||5|
|Select one (1) of the following English literature courses:|
|Introduction to English Literature I||3|
|Introduction to English Literature II||3|
|Select one (1) of the following U.S. American literature courses:|
|Introduction to U.S. American Literature I||3|
|Introduction to U. S. American Literature II: 1865-The Present||3|
|Select one (1) of the following world literature courses:|
|Introduction to World Literature: Ancient - Early Modern||3|
|Introduction to World Literature: 1600's through Twentieth Century||3|
1-Year Curriculum Map Example
This map represents one possible pathway through the program and is only for reference.
*It is highly recommended that you make an appointment to create a customized education plan that fits your needs.
Note: Substitute ENGL 101E (5 units) may be needed based on placement.
|Fall Term 1||Units|
or ENGL 101H
|Reading and Composition
or Reading and Composition - Honors
or ENGL 252
|Introduction to English Literature I
or Introduction to English Literature II
|Spring Term 1|
or ENGL 262
|Introduction to U.S. American Literature I
or Introduction to U. S. American Literature II: 1865-The Present
or ENGL 272
|Introduction to World Literature: Ancient - Early Modern
or Introduction to World Literature: 1600's through Twentieth Century
There are a variety of careers you can do with this major.
To explore more about this major, schedule an appointment with a career counselor.