The Letters Program is home to three departments: Letters, Transfer; Letters, Pre-Transfer; and English as a Second Language. Under the umbrella of these departments are various disciplines including Composition, Humanities, Linguistics, Literature, and Reading.
Students take courses in the Letters Department to prepare for a major in English and/or to fulfill general education requirements and/or to build skills for success in all college courses and in the workplace.
Careers for English majors include a variety of options such as law, education, journalism, mass media, marketing, public relations, communications, business, or the humanities.
Helen LeiNani Highland-Coslow
“I’ve been exposed to so much here, age differences, gender differences, cultural differences, religious differences, political differences, and it’s all been so wonderfully rich and illuminating. I think it’s so important that women see the work of other women and get inspired by that work.”Read More About Helen LeiNani-
Academic Programs in English
The academic maps will give you an idea of the classes you need to take. However, please meet with a counselor to personalize your education plan.
KEY: Certificate of Proficiency Certificate of Achievement Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree
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- English Career Options Video: Learn all about career options in English.
- Highly Supported English (HSE)
- Pre-Transfer Composition
- PUENTE Project
- Tidepools: A Journal of Ideas
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- Gainful Employment Program Disclosure:
Discover the success of our students in certificate programs that lead to employment.
Academic Division Assistants
Becky Kessab (days)
Kelly Brooking (evenings)
- Daniel Ante-Contreras
- Tony Burman
- Zulema Diaz
- Maria Figueroa
- Mary Gross
- Kelly Hagen
- Jade Hidle
- José Jara
- John Kirwan
- Luke Lambert
- Curry Mitchell
- Jane Mushinsky
- Tyrone Nagai
- JahB Prescott
- Aaron Roberts
- Violeta Sanchez
- Jake Strona
- Jim Sullivan
- Chad Tsuyuki