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Literature & Language

Purpose

In addition to Associate in Arts Degrees in English, coursework is available in American Sign Language, Spanish, and English as a Second Language. Students pursuing coursework in these areas are able to apply their work to associate degrees as well as transfer to a four-year institution. Students will have the opportunity to perfect academic and vocational writing, reading and communication skills, and to develop their critical thinking skills through exploration of a wide variety of literature and texts.

Measurable Outcomes

Students will likely:

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills orally, in writing, and expressively, as relevant to the discipline
  • Be able to analyze and synthesize key concepts from texts within the disciplines
  • Be able to apply strategies from the discipline that reflect an understanding of reading, writing, and other communication processes that demonstrates critical thinking and an awareness of different cultural perspectives