The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts with a Concentration in English serves as a launch pad for transferring into four-year programs! This program helps to develop strong college-level writing, analysis, and research skills applicable to upper-level courses in four-year degree programs across a wide variety of disciplines. English-centered degrees develop highly transferrable skills including the ability to analyze and interpret complex information, the ability to communicate cohesively and logically across media, and the ability to think creatively and independently.
The AA in Liberal Arts English Concentration offers the opportunity to explore a wide variety of writing genres and techniques, communication approaches across multiple modalities, and interpretive analysis as applied to literature and beyond.
This flexible degree option can lead to a wide variety of transfer opportunities and career pathways. Four-year transfer options include programs in English/Language Arts Education, Journalism, Literature and Theory, Creative Writing, Film Studies, Communications, and more! Career pathways include, but are not limited to: social media management, human resources, content and technical writing, teaching and tutoring, public relations, publishing, and brand management. In fact, a CNN report stated that those with English-related degrees “are employable anywhere in the economy where there is thinking to be done.”
Liberal Arts at River Valley caters to each students’ passions to help them succeed in the job field or in their next academic steps.