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Introduction to English
Designed for students planning to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree, the English degree pursues an overall curriculum shaped by relevant and contemporary course design and invested instructors who are Masters in the study of English. In addition to building their capacity in the written and oral communication skills, English majors will explore the many tenets of rhetoric, literature and creative writing.
A degree in English is the beginning of a pathway that leads to careers such as: Journalist, Copywriter, Editor, Advertising Assistant, Educator, Freelance Writer, Technical Writer, Public Relations Manager, Marketing Director.
The Associate of Arts degree in English at Manchester Community College offers a cohesive college composition curriculum that prepares students for college-level writing, reading and research. Aligning with coursework offered at four-year institutions, the English degree provides all students with courses in rhetoric, literature and creative writing that align with English, offering students the first two years of a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in English.