The English Department takes students through all the essentials of the language. From basic reading and composition to technical writing, poetry and creative non-fiction, this program ensures students leave will a full grasp of all the elements of English, which is important in any career choice.
Improve your writing, research and critical thinking skills through coursework in English Composition, and embrace your artistic side with our Creative Writing offerings. See the full list of English courses (ENG) and the full list of College Composition and Reading courses (CCR).
Explore great works of literature spanning centuries and representing our global community. See the full list of Literature courses (LIT).
The instructors in English and Literature teach curriculum that is student-centered, innovative in its development and focused on student success. With faculty hailing from a variety of backgrounds, both educationally and logistically, numerous methodologies in the delivery of course materials emanate from this diversity of thought and locale. View faculty profiles.
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Program Level Outcomes (PLOs)
Statements which articulate, in measurable terms, what students should know and be able to demonstrate as a result of and at the conclusion of a program. PLOs communicate program goals explicitly and foster transfer of responsibility for learning from faculty to students.
A student who obtains an AA degree in English from the Community College of Aurora will demonstrate the following abilities: