Program Level: Degrees, Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: English, Humanities & Education
Institute: Creative & Communication Arts
College: SAC

What is the English program?

The English program helps you develop writing, reading, communication and thinking skills that are essential for any career.

What will I learn?

You’ll study composition, creative writing, technical writing and literature. You’ll learn the skills to research and write college-level compositions, including the guidelines for formatting manuscripts and citing sources in your writing. You’ll also study literature from cultures around the world.

What can I do with this course of study?

This program prepares you to transfer to a four-year university to continue your education in English or select a specialty area in the field, such as literature, technical writing or education. The program is also a pathway for careers requiring writing and critical thinking skills, including teaching, technical writing, content manager, public relations specialist, journalism, business, advertising and law.

What's special about our program?

Your studies in English will prepare you for your other college courses and benefit your professional career. This program enhances your writing, communication, analytical and reading skills while also allowing you to express your creativity. Employers in many professions look for the critical thinking and communication skills that an English degree provides.

Degrees and Certificates

Contact Us

Dr. Erik Hillskemper
MLC 500
(210) 486-0680

Ernie Tsacalis
Program Coordinator
MLC 500
(210) 486-0691

Dr. Lennie Irvin
Program Coordinator
MLC 500
(210) 486-0672

Ebonee Hull
Academic Unit Assistant
MLC 500
(210) 486-0677

Paul Sanchez
Admin. Services Specialist
MLC 500
(210) 486-0688