Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook

English Emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway), A.A.

Students who acquire an Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in English may further their education at a four-year school as an English major, a liberal art major, a pre-professional major or an education major. Students are encouraged to contact the transfer institution to inquire about the requirements of their proposed major so that they may plan their program of study at DSCC accordingly.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes: UTPA-UENG

Use DegreeWorks to view a sample degree plan.

To view a sample degree map by semester for this area of emphasis, go to Degree Map.

General Education Requirements:

Area of Emphasis Requirements:

  • Literature Electives Credits: 6 ***
  • Foreign Language Sequence I, II, III & IV Credits: 12

Additional Degree Requirement:

Total: 62 Semester Hours

*For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

**Students who plan to transfer to UT Knoxville are strongly encouraged to take non-U.S. history courses to fulfill the general education history requirement.

***The literature electives (two courses) must be completed from the following: ENGL 2110 , ENGL 2120 , ENGL 2210 , ENGL 2220 , ENGL 2310  or ENGL 2320 .

****Students are encouraged to check the Mathematics requirement(s) at the transfer institution when selecting a MATH course.

Note: During the sophomore year, students planning to teach should meet the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) or ACT testing requirements for their transfer institution.