In the English and Philosophy Department, you will find a range of courses and degree programs that are challenging, exciting, and relevant to your future! Our distinguished faculty is dedicated to your success in each of the four degree programs that are offered.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Communications
provides you with a solid foundation in the discipline of Communication and a secure stepping stone for transfer to a four-year College or University. Courses in journalism, mass media, and intercultural communication are designed to offer you the theoretical background and practical skills necessary for a successful career in a field that is brimming with opportunity
The Associate of Fine Arts Degree in Drama
offers you a rich skill set in the technique, history, and theory of Drama in addition to a real hands-on experience in acting, directing, and production. Core courses include an acting sequence, a dramatic production sequence, History of Theatre I and II, Drama Workshop, Technical Theatre, Movement for the Actor, Voice for the Actor, Directing, and Development of Musical Theatre. These courses are designed to offer you an easy transition to an institution offering a Bachelor’s Degree in Drama.
The Associate of Arts Degree in English Education
prepares you for transition to a Bachelor’s Degree and teacher certification. Working with an advisor in English, as well as the coordinator of teacher education, equips you with the skills necessary for the challenges and opportunities you will encounter as an English teacher. Courses emphasize literature and composition and include English, American, and world literature.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Journalism and Media Studies
is your path to success in journalism, broadcasting and other careers focused on the media. You will gain the skills to both critique and produce work in your chosen field through courses in aesthetics, broadcasting and TV production. This degree is your ticket for transferring to a college or university offering a degree specializing in journalism or broadcasting.
Professor Janet Eber
Chairperson, English and Philosophy Department