The English area of study is designed for students planning to transfer to a senior college or university for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Students build a strong background in the humanities, writing and literature. The English course of study is designed for students who have as educational goals: (1) teaching elementary or secondary language arts; (2) business writing, advertising, publishing, or editorial work; (3) pre-professional majors, especially law; (4) undecided college transfer plans; or (5) self-improvement in the areas of reading and writing.
Admission to the Program:
English majors should complete four years of high school English.
Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60
Select a course number below to see a course description.
Recommended General Education Courses
|ENGL 110||COMPOSITION I ||3|
|ENGL 111||COMPOSITION II  ||3|
|COMM 110||INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY ||3|
|PSY 110||INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY ||3|
|SOCIAL SCIENCE *||3|
|SOCIAL SCIENCE *||3|
|MATHEMATICS *||3 to 4|
|PHYSICAL SCIENCE *||3 to 4|
|LIFE SCIENCE *||3 to 4|
|INTERMEDIATE FOREIGN LANGUAGE II **||4|
|FINE ARTS *||3|
Recommended Program Courses
|ELEMENTARY FOREIGN LANGUAGE I ||4|
|ELEMENTARY FOREIGN LANGUAGE II ||4|
|INTERMEDIATE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I ||4|
|INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE |
|LIT 111||THE SHORT STORY AND THE NOVEL ||3|
* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts degree.
** Serves as a Humanities course requirement.
*** Must be a 200-level Literature course.
Recommended Course Sequence
|Fall Semester 1||ENGL 110; Foreign Language I; PSY 110; Mathematics; Humanities; Life Science|
|Spring Semester 1||ENGL 111; Foreign Language II; Physical Science; LIT 110 or LIT 111|
|Fall Semester 2||Intermediate Foreign Language I; Social Science; COMM 110; Literature; Science|
|Spring Semester 2||Intermediate Foreign Language II; Social Science; Literature, Fine Arts|
Program Contact Information
East Peoria Campus
Academic Building, Room 314C
Illinois Career Cluster
Education and Training
General Bachelor Degree Transfer Options
Transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities. For additional transfer information, including information on transfer partnerships and transfer guides: