The online AA in English degree program from the College of Southern Nevada is designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution. Students gain critical thinking, analytical writing, and communication skills in addition to completing the general education courses required by most four-year colleges and universities. Graduates possess the ability to:
Address purpose, audience, and rhetorical situation
Produce writing that demonstrates academic reading skills
Use a process approach to compose well-developed, research-based essays
Create an argumentative and/or exploratory thesis supported by textual evidence
Locate, evaluate, and integrate information sources
Summarize, analyze, synthesize, apply, and document source material
Control conventions of language, mechanics, and MLA format
Use critical reading and writing skills to engage and analyze literary texts
This degree requires from 60 total credits for completion. High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Accreditation & Licensing
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
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