In the English and Philosophy Department, you will find a range of courses and degree programs that are challenging, exciting, and relevant to your future! Our distinguished faculty is dedicated to your success in each of the four degree programs that are offered.
The Associate of Fine Arts Degree in Drama
offers you a rich skill set in the technique, history, and theory of Drama in addition to a real hands-on experience in acting, directing, and production. Core courses include an acting sequence, a dramatic production sequence, History of Theatre I and II, Drama Workshop, Technical Theatre, Movement for the Actor, Voice for the Actor, Directing, and Development of Musical Theatre. These courses are designed to offer you an easy transition to an institution offering a Bachelor’s Degree in Drama.
The Associate of Arts Degree in English Education
prepares you for transition to a Bachelor’s Degree and teacher certification. Working with an advisor in English, as well as the coordinator of teacher education, equips you with the skills necessary for the challenges and opportunities you will encounter as an English teacher. Courses emphasize literature and composition and include English, American, and world literature.