Academics

Transfer Pathway in English / Professional & Technical Communication

Associate in Arts (A.A.) Transfer Pathway in English / Professional & Technical Communication (PTC) - 60 credit hours

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) offers one Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree. A total of 36 general education credits plus a minimum of 24 elective credits is required. This degree is designed for students who, upon graduation from SCF, plan to continue on at SCF or transfer to a public or private college/university to earn a bachelor’s degree in Professional & Technical Communication.

Be sure to check the prerequisites for elective courses.

+ International/Intercultural Courses (6 credit hours)
✓ Gordon Rule (12 credit hours)
* This course is recommended

SEMESTER ONE: 15 credit hours
✓ ENC 1101: Written Communications I (3 credits)
Mathematics: MGF 1106, 1107 or STA 2302 (3 credits)
Social Sciences (3 credits)
Natural Science (see below) (3 credits)
Elective / Foreign Language (3 credits)

SEMESTER TWO: 15 credit hours
✓ ENC 1102: Written Communications II (3 credits)
Elective / Foreign Language (3 credits)
Humanities (3 credits)
Natural Science: (see below) (3 credits)
ACG 2021 (3 credits)

SEMESTER THREE: 15 credit hours
SPC 1608: Fundamentals of Speech Communication (3 credits)
ACG 2071 (3 credits)
Mathematics: MGF 1106, 1107 or STA 2302 (3 credits)
✓ ENC 2210 (3 credits)
ECO 2013 (3 credits)

SEMESTER FOUR: 15 credit hours
ECO 2023 (3 credits)
CGS 2100 (3 credits)
Humanities (3 credits)
SPC 2608 Public Speaking (see Special Topics SPC) (3 credits)
+ ✓ * Elective / LIT 2000 Introduction to Literature (3 credits)

Electives in Literature:
+ ✓ * AML 2010-2020 American Literature I and II
+ ✓ AML 2600 African-American Literature  
✓ CRW 2001 Creative Writing I
✓ CRW 2002 Creative Writing II
✓ * ENL 2010-2022 English Literature I and II
+ ✓ LIT 2012 The Novel
+ ✓ LIT 2020 Short Story
+ ✓ LIT 2030 Introduction to Poetry
+ ✓ LIT 2090 Contemporary Literature
+ ✓ * LIT 2110-2120 World Literature I and II
+ ✓ LIT 2310 Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction
+ ✓ LIT 2380 Women in Literature

Mathematics Note:
These two courses are not Math credit but are college credit. One or the other can be used as elective credit.
MAT 1033
STA 1001

Natural Science Suggestions:
CHM 2211 and lab
PHY 2049 and lab
PHY 2054 and lab

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