English - A.A. Degree

Turn your passion for literature into a career!

Our dedicated team of staff and faculty will help you from your application to graduation. Sussex provides a solid framework on which to build your college education for a successful future.

Program Information

This program prepares students for transfer to a four-year college with a major in writing and/or literature. Students will develop excellent reading, writing, analysis, and research skills. Therefore, an English major can serve as a basis for careers in education, business, law, and publishing.

Students majoring in English are given the opportunity to publish their work in College publications such as Idiom & Image.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Communicate clearly, formally and informally, in both oral and written form.
  • Demonstrate facility in critical thinking, problem solving, and textual analysis.
  • Compose literary research papers using scholarly, peer-reviewed critical sources.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the diverse historical and social factors that shape authors and texts.
  • Display an appreciation for the place of literary texts within their individual lives and in the world as a global society.

Thank you for choosing Sussex County Community College as the place to begin your education. We pride ourselves on giving you the individualized attention you need to be successful.

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