English

Required Core Courses (6 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
ENGL 001C/H Critical Thinking and Writing or Honors 3 units
ENGL 001B Critical Thinking Through Literature 3 units

List A

Select two from below.

Course Number Course Title Units
ENGL 007A American Literature 1 3 units
ENGL 007B American Literature 2 3 units
ENGL 005A Survey of English Literature 3 units
ENGL 005B Survey of English Literature 2 3 units
ENGL 006A/H World Literature or Honors 3 units
ENGL 006B/H World Literature 2 or Honors 3 units

List B

Select One Course from below or any course from list A not already used.

Course Number Course Title Units
ENGL 010 Children's Literature 3 units
ENGL 012 African American Literature 3 units
ENGL 018 Asian American Literature 3 units
ENGL 041 Literature and Film 3 units
ENGL 043/H Classical Mythology or Honors 3 units
ENGL 044  The Bible As Literature 3 units
ENGL 046/H Contemporary American Multi-Cultural Literature or Honors 3 units
ENGL 047 Introduction to Poetry 3 units
ENGL 048/H Introduction to Shakespeare or Honors 3 units
ENGL 049/H Modern Fiction or Honors 3 units
ENGL 070 Creative Writing 3 units
ENGL 071 Writing Fiction 3 units
ENGL 072 Writing Poetry 3 units

List C

Select one from below or any course from list A or B not already used.

Course Number Course Title Units
ENGL 013 U.S. Latino Literature 3 units
FRNC 001A Beginning French 5 units
FRNC 001B Beginning French 5 units
FRNC 002A Intermediate French 5 units
FRNC 002B Intermediate French 5 units
FRNC 003A Advanced French Oral & Written Composition 5 units
FRNC 003B Advanced French Oral & Written Composition 5 units
GERM 001A Beginning German 5 units
GERM 001B Beginning German 5 units
ITAL 001A Beginning Italian 5 units
ITAL 001B Beginning Italian 5 units
ITAL 002A Intermediate Italian 5 units
ITAL 002B Intermediate Italian 5 units
JPNS 001A Beginning Japanese 5 units
JPNS 001B Beginning Japanese 5 units
SPAN 001A Beginning Spanish 5 units
SPAN 001B Beginning Spanish 5 units
SPAN 002A Intermediate Spanish 5 units
SPAN 002B Intermediate Spanish 5 units
SPAN 003A Advanced Spanish Oral & Written Composition 5 units
SPAN 003B Advanced Spanish Oral & Written Composition 5 units
HUMN 001A Human Values in and from the Arts - The Ancient World to the Early Renaissance 3 units
HUMN 001B Human Values in and from the Arts - The Renaissance to the Modern Age 3 units
BUSN 078 Business Communication 3 units
THEA 010 Introduction to Theater 3 units
ANTHR 004 Intro to Linguistic Anthropology 3 units

Major Requirements: 18–20 units

CSU GE Breadth or IGETC for CSU Requirements: 37 or 39 units

Elective Units As Needed To Total 60 CSU Transferable Units

The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) is intended for students who plan to transfer and complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing this transfer degree:

  • will earn an Associate’s Degree from West Valley College
  • are guaranteed admission to a campus in the CSU system
  • will be prepared to start upper division coursework at the CSU
  • will not need to complete more than 60 units after transfer

CSUs with Similar Majors

A complete and up-to-date listing of the similar CSU majors can be found by visiting adegreewithaguarantee.com

For more information, please speak with a counselor from Counseling or Transfer.

Important Notes

  • Completion of 60 CSU-transferable semester units with an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • While a minimum of 2.0 GPA is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
  • Completing courses prior to transfer that satisfy the U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement as part to the CSU GE-B or IGETC is highly recommended.

Learn more about Associate Degree for Transfer at West Valley College.

Last Updated 9/18/20