The Associate in Arts in English for Transfer offers a study of composition, language, and literature designed to develop skills in reading perceptively, writing effectively, and thinking critically. The program prepares students for diverse careers in advertising, business, communications media, public relations, law, government service, and teaching. For detailed requirements for individual four-year institutions, students should contact the transfer institution and/or meet with a counselor for specific transfer course requirements in their major. 


Rhea Mendoza-Lewis at (831) 755−6784, 

Dr. Hetty Yelland at (831) 755-6779,

Upon successful completion of the English program, a student should be able to:

  • Apply appropriate interpretive strategies to read, discuss, and analyze a variety of works of literature within any given genre and expository texts.
  • Analyze and evaluate major themes and techniques found in literature and expository texts by applying appropriate writing strategies and skills.
  •  Demonstrate an appreciation for the aesthetic value of literature and expository texts from a diversity of cultural, historical, and ethnic perspectives.

Who To Contact

  • Dr. Marianne Fontes
    Dean of Academic Affairs, Languages, Learning Support & Resources
    Phone: (831) 755-6827
    Building: A - Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
    Office: A118
    Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
  • Delia S. Edeza
    Administrative Assistant III
    Phone: 831-755-6916
    Building: A - Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
    Office: A119
    Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)