Liberal Arts AA and AS Degrees

Emphasis Area – English and Literature

If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in English and Literature you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.

English and Literature Courses
COM763 Introduction to Professional Writing 3
ENG221 Creative Writing 3
HUM140 Shakespeare: Dramatist, Psychologist, Historian 3
LIT101 Introduction to Literature 3
LIT133 Minority Voices in U.S. Literature 3
LIT189 Women and Literature 3
LIT949 Special Topics in Literature 1

Career Opportunities

Skills gained in the English and Literature emphasis area can be easily applied to many career areas including:

  • Publishing
  • Copy Editing
  • Publications
  • The Arts
  • Advertising
  • Journalism

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 222
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Program Faculty

Carol Luvert
Library 206
319-296-2329 ext.1745
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Aaron Narigon
Grundy Hall 228
319-296-2329 ext.1744
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Cherie Dargan
Library 209
319-296-2329 ext.1701
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Linda Bingham
Library 208
319-296-2329 ext.1878
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Robin Sprague
Grundy Hall 226
319-296-2329 ext.1703
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Steve Surles
Library 205
319-296-2329 ext.1713
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Student Services Advisors

Lisa Ciesielski
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-2329 ext.1727
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Lacy Knipper
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-2329 ext.1086
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Dean of Communications, Humanities, Education, and Fine Arts

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 224
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