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English (Literature Emphasis)

Why PCC?

Completing your Associate of Arts degree in English Literature at PCC will allow you to take the same entry-level courses you’d study at a university. You’ll save thousands of dollars and enjoy the benefits of smaller class sizes and personalized attention from your instructors. When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to transfer as a junior to one of the following four-year schools in Colorado to complete your bachelor’s degree in these areas:

  • Adams State University (Bachelor of Arts, English, Liberal Arts emphasis)
  • Colorado Mesa University (BA, English, Literature concentration)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (BA, English)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (BA, English)
  • Fort Lewis College (BA, English, General Option) 
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (BA, English) 
  • University of Colorado-Boulder (BA, English) 
  • University of Colorado-Colorado Springs (BA, English) 
  • University of Colorado-Denver (BA, English, Literature emphasis) 
  • University of Northern Colorado (BA, English, Liberal Arts emphasis) 
  • Western State Colorado University (BA, English) 

What will I learn?

PCC’s English Literature program explores many different opinions, worldviews and interesting times and places. You’ll read some of the great books and poems and discuss a variety of characters, plots, themes and styles. Studying successful writers allows you to expand their own writing abilities, recognize key issues, and improve your own writing style and voice.
This program introduces you to English Literature and includes courses that are common to all four-year institutions in Colorado.

Degree requirements
Total credits: 60

General education core requirements – 34 credits
Additional required courses – 18 credits
Electives – 8 credits

Program Information

Pueblo Campus
Fremont Campus
Arts, Communication & Humanities
Course Availability
Program Start
Fall, Spring
Program Length
4 Semesters


Jeffrey Kenney