Do you love to read? Do you have a passion for writing? Turn your passion into your career!

Let us help you find your path with an Associate of Arts in English. Whether you want to continue on your educational journey and go to a four-year university or jump into the job market, a degree in English can help you Move Mountains.

A few reasons to start at ACC:

  • Many of our English courses are guaranteed to transfer.
  • Speaking of transferring...our A.A. in English can be transferred to any public university in Colorado (and many other places as well). Check out your Transfer Options.
  • Our faculty will prepare you to write for both the academic setting and "real world," job settings.
  • We'll assess your writing every step of the way so you can monitor your progress.
  • Take your course online or take it on-campus in computer labs with time to write in class.
  • We have a variety of composition and writing courses designed to help you, whatever your interests and abilities may be, improve your language, writing, and critical-thinking skills.
  • Awards for Excellence in English. This ceremony honors students who excel in English, languages, literature, and humanities. Awards include the ACC Essay Contest, Frances LaForge Award, Writers Studio Achievement Awards, and Great Books certificates.

What Can You Do with a Degree in English?

A degree in English can be a great foundation for jobs in many different fields! After all, communication is a necessary tool for any career path. Here are a few fields you could enter with your English degree:

  • Teaching
  • Media
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Business
  • Law
  • Technical Writing
  • Creative Writing

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