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
Letters Department Chair

Full-time Faculty

Teresa Bonham, M.A. ext. 5070

Elissa Caruth, M.A.

José Antonio Maldonado, M.F.A.

Gaylene McPherson, M.A ext. 5064

Claudia Moreno-Parsons, Ph.D.

Jeannette Redding, M.A. ext. 5066

Anthony Rodriguez, M.A. ext. 5062

Renee S. Willers, Ph.D.

Karen Sutton, M.S. ext. 5067

Part-time Faculty

Dylan Altman

Aynah Askanas aaskanas@vcccd.edu

Eric Boys eboys@vcccd.edu

Katherine Carlman kcarlman@vcccd.edu

Lisette Davies Ward

Deborah DeVries ddevries@vcccd.edu

Bola King-Rushing bking@vcccd.edu

Cristy López-Bowlin clopezbowlin@vcccd.edu

Margaret M mm@vcccd.edu

Adam MacDougall amacdougall@vcccd.edu

Amelia Norton amelia_norton1@vcccd.edu