English

The English program offers a wide variety of courses in reading, writing and literature, leading to the degree of Associate in Arts for Transfer. Students can take the full range of literature survey courses required to transfer as an English major. There is also a variety of elective courses offered for in creative writing, literature, and cinema.

The English program also offers multiple sections of transfer-level and developmental writing courses to give you the writing skills to succeed in college, to write in the workplace, and to meet university transfer requirements.

Students who have completed this program have transferred to UCLA, UCSB, CSUN and California State University, Channel Islands. Career opportunities for students who have transferred and earned a bachelor's degree in English include: reporter, copywriter, copy editor, technical writer, screenwriter, novelist and playwright.

For more information, contact:

Elissa Caruth
Department Chair
ecaruth@vcccd.edu
805-986-5804

Full-time Faculty

Teresa Bonham, M.A. ext. 1920

Elissa Caruth, M.A.

José Antonio Maldonado, M.F.A.

Gaylene McPherson, M.A ext. 1969

James Merrill, M.A. ext 1949

Jeannette Redding, M.A. ext. 1988

Anthony Rodriguez, M.A. ext. 2085

Renee Scariano Willers, Ph.D.

Karen Sutton, M.S. ext. 2024

Part-time Faculty

Elaine Alarcón-Totten ealarcon_totten@vcccd.edu

Aynah Askanas aaskanas@vcccd.edu

Eric Boys eboys@vcccd.edu

Katherine Carlman kcarlman@vcccd.edu

Deborah DeVries ddevries@vcccd.edu

Cristy López-Bowlin clopezbowlin@vcccd.edu

Margaret M mm@vcccd.edu

Adam MacDougall amacdougall@vcccd.edu

Amelia Norton amelia_norton1@vcccd.edu