Liberal Arts: English

Students who choose this Concentration have the opportunity to plan their courses in one of the following focus areas:

  • Literature
  • Writing

All students in the Concentration are required to complete the following courses:

  1. ENGL101N College Composition (minimum grade of B-required) (Note: transfer or Running Start credit requires a minimum grade of B-; comparable CLEP score is 55-58) or ENGL110N Honors Expository Writing

  2. ENGL102N Writing About Literature

  3. ENGL105N Introduction to Literature

  4. Two semesters of sequential literature courses (ENGL240N/241N or ENGL230N/231N)

  5. ENGL285N Topics in English Studies Seminar

Students planning to transfer into an English program at a four-year institution are encouraged to contact that institution's transfer admissions office to review that institution's curriculum requirements.

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS IN LIBERAL ARTS:  ENGLISH

FIRST YEAR - FALL SEMESTER
    CL LAB CR
BCPT101N Computer Technology and Applications 2 2 3
ENGNL101N College Composition 4 0 4
General Education Core:  Behavioral Social Science 3 0 3
General Education Core:  Quantitative Literacy* 4 0 4
        14
SPRING SEMESTER
ENGL102N Writing About Literature 3 0 3
General Education Core:  History/Political Science 3 0 3
General Education Core:  Quantitative Literacy* 3/4 0 3/4
General Education:  Open Elective 3 0 3
ENGL105N Introduction to Literature 3 0 3
        15/16
SECOND YEAR - FALL SEMESTER
General Education Core: Science 3 2 4
General Education Core:  Behavioral Social Science OR History/Political Science 3 0 3
General Education Core:  Humanities/Fine Arts OR Global Awareness 3 0 3
ENGL240N American Literature I OR      
ENGL230N British Literature 3 0 3
ENGLxxxN English Elective** 3 0 3
XXXXxxxN Open Elective 3 0 3
        19
SPRING SEMESTER
General Education Core: Science 3 2 4
General Education Core:  Humanities/Fine Arts OR Global Awareness 3 0 3
ENGL231N British Literature II OR      
ENGL241N American Literature 3 0 3
ENGLxxxN English Elective** 3 0 3
ENGL285N Topics in English Studies Seminar 3 0 3
        16

Total 64 Credits

A minimum of 64 credits must be earned in the required categories to complete the program of studies. 
A minimum of 16 credits must be earned at Nashua Community College, and 8 of those 16 credits must be earned in courses at the 200 level.
*  MATH103N does not meet this requirement.
**  Suggested Electives for Four-year Degree Focus

**LITERATURE:  ENGL105N, ENGL215N, ENGL230N, ENGL231N, ENGL240N, ENGL241N

**WRITING:  ENGL102N, ENGL103N, ENGL122N, ENGL206N, ENGL235N Writing:  ENGL102, 103, 122, 206, or 235