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Monroe County Community College

Program Guide: English

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 151 3
MATH 151 4
Social Science elective 3
Foreign Language I 4
Second Semester
ENGL 152 3
Foreign Language II 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
ENGL 253 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Foreign Language III 4
ENGL elective 3
Second Semester
ENGL elective 3
ENGL elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3


  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • It is strongly recommended that students transfer after one year of basic courses.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTHR 152, BMGT 220, ENGL 266, FREN 252, GEOG 152, GERMN 252, HIST 255,  POLSC 211, SPAN 252
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENGL 240, HIST 160, HIST 256, SOC 152, SOC 251
  • Students interested in teacher certification should take PSYCH 151 as a social science elective.
  • Secondary certification candidates are also required to complete a teachable minor.  Please see for minor options.
  • Elementary certification candidates can also take ENGL 256,  MATH 166 and MATH 156
  • ENGL elective options:  ENGL 255, ENGL 267, and ENGL 268


Students who major in English find work in a variety of fields, ranging from management to computer programming. Careers such as writing, library science, teaching, editing, and publishing ]are directly related to specific studies in English language and literature. The communication skills developed in the study of English are also important to careers in public relations, business management, and personnel counseling.

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