English (Transfer)

If you love the written word and are curious about the potential for human expression both spoken and literary, and want to expand your own understanding and use of the English language, Triton’s Associate in Arts in English is the place to begin. An English degree is among the most popular and long-standing of educational paths, and provides a strong foundation for teaching English and Literature at varying secondary and post-secondary education levels.

Students who complete Triton’s English program graduate with a solid understanding of English composition, American and World literature, creative writing and the fundamentals of speech and communication.

Earning an Associate’s degree at Triton can provide a seamless transfer process into private and public colleges and universities in the state of Illinois. From the moment you enroll at Triton College you will have a network of success to ensure you reach your goals. With the help of our dedicated advisors and transfer center you will be supported in developing a tailor fit academic plan, explore your options and transition in to the university of your choice. 

Triton is also a participant of the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI), a statewide agreement that allows transfer of the completed Illinois General Core Curriculum between participating IAI institutions. This ensures that your general education courses will transfer, helping you earn your 4-year degree as quickly as possible. 

 
 

Program Options

Associate of Arts

Career Opportunities

  • English teacher
  • Librarian
  • News reporter/correspondent
  • Editor
  • Copywriter

Program Requirements

This pathway is for students who intend to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree at a four-year school.

Students must meet general education requirements for the Associate in Arts degree, and should complete the remaining required semester hours according to the requirements of the four-year school to which they plan to transfer. Our advising team can assist you with creating an academic plan tailored fit to your transfer program and destination to ensure you are on-track.