Nov 18, 2018  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog 
  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog

CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: English Studies, A.A.


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With this degree, you will be able to transfer to the following majors:

At Central Connecticut State University English, B.A.
At Eastern Connecticut State University English, B.A.
At Southern Connecticut State University English, B.A.
At Western Connecticut State University English/Literature, B.A.
At Charter Oak State College English, B.A.

Here is the recommended course of study for the English Studies Transfer Degree. If you are studying part-time, simply follow the order of the courses listed here.  Note that not all courses will be available every semester. You will notice that in many instances you will be able to choose the specific course you will take from within a category.

Please contact a campus advisor for this program:

First Semester


  • ENG* 101 - Composition 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Quantitative Reasoning 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Aesthetic Dimensions 3 credits
  • Choose two Unrestricted Electives* 6 credits

    * You are free to choose any courses at or above the 100-level to complete unrestricted electives, although you may need to use these credits to take courses that prepare you for required courses in the degree program. You should also consider using unrestricted electives to meet foreign language requirements at Central, Eastern, and Western Connecticut State Universities or to begin work on completing a minor.  Central Connecticut State University will require that you complete a minor by earning at least 18 credits in one area outside your major field–you must complete at least 9 of those minor credits at Central. You can also complete other General Education requirements for CCSU, SCSU, WCSU, and COSC–but not ECSU.  You are encouraged to meet with your advisor to determine which courses to select.

Total Semester Credits: 15


Second Semester


  • Choose one course in Written Communication II 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Scientific Reasoning 3-4 credits
  • Choose one course in Historical Knowledge and Understanding 3 credits
  • Choose two Unrestricted Electives* 6 credits

Unrestricted Electives*

* You are free to choose any courses at or above the 100-level to complete unrestricted electives, although you may need to use these credits to take courses that prepare you for required courses in the degree program. You should also consider using unrestricted electives to meet foreign language requirements at Central, Eastern, and Western Connecticut State Universities or to begin work on completing a minor.  Central Connecticut State University will require that you complete a minor by earning at least 18 credits in one area outside your major field–you must complete at least 9 of those minor credits at Central. You can also complete other General Education requirements for CCSU, SCSU, WCSU, and COSC–but not ECSU.  You are encouraged to meet with your advisor to determine which courses to select.

Total Semester Credits: 15-16


Third Semester


Begin the transfer application process in your third semester or the semester before you plan to graduate. FAFSA becomes available October 1.

  • Choose one course from:  ENG* 221  or ENG* 231  
  • Choose one from: ENG* 245 , ENG* 246 , or ENG* 254  
  • Choose one course in Scientific Knowledge and Understanding 3-4 credits
  • Choose one course in Social Phenomena 3 credits
  • Choose one General Education I: Creativity course 3 credits

Total Semester Credits: 15-16


Fourth Semester


Depending on the course you selected in semester 3, choose one from:

  • ENG* 222 , ENG* 232  (if you selected ENG 221 in the 3rd semester, then you must take ENG 232; if you selected ENG 231 in the 3rd semester, then you must take ENG 222) 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Critical Analysis/Logical Thinking 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Oral Communication 3 credits
  • Choose one course in General Education II: Global Knowledge 3 credits

Total Semester Credits: 15


Total Program Credits: 60-61


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