If you have a passion for literature, HACC’s English program can be your path to a variety of careers that require writing, critical thinking, and problem solving. After completing our program and receiving your Associate in Arts (AA), we can help you choose a four-year school to transfer your credits. Submit your application today!
After completing your associate degree, you can work towards a bachelor’s degree in English. The English program at HACC is ideal for students with an interest in any of the following:
Individuals who select this major have:
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Our English program provides an opportunity to select from a variety of courses to fit your area of interest and/or explore topics within the English discipline. As you complete our program, you will be able to:
This curriculum is designed to prepare students to:
Affordably YOURS, our two-year degree program is a transfer program. We designed our programs to be flexible enough to transfer to a wide variety of four-year colleges and universities with no loss of credit. However, each individual college has its own unique program. We encourage you to select a four-year school as soon as possible. This will allow you to learn the transfer college’s program requirements so you can take the proper classes at HACC.
Our various transfer options include:
|Penn State Harrisburg:||English (pdf)|
|Penn State York:||English (pdf)|
|Shippensburg University of PA:||English to English Literary Studies, Eng. Writing Concentration, or Eng. Secondary Edu. (pdf)|
Our program is available at the Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York campuses, as well as through virtual learning.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, please visit this webpage to review the most up-to-date details about how courses are being offered.
Yes! The HACC Foundation provides approximately 200 scholarship opportunities. We encourage you to apply for scholarships based on your academic goals and eligibility by visiting hacc.edu/scholarships.
You can apply for a HACC program anytime by visiting our website. When you submit your application, please include program code 2076. The code is for this specific program and ensures you apply to the correct program.
HACC designed our English program for students with a passion for English. We want to help you develop YOUR skills, so you can succeed in the exciting field of your choice. Please contact the english department chair, Christine M. Nowik, or an admissions counselor to request more information about the associate degree. We look forward to answering your questions and helping you enroll in our program.