You can complete this pathway to an associate degree:
- Fully online
- At the Poplar Bluff campus
- At our locations in Dexter, Kennett, and Sikeston (through face-to-face, ITV, and online classes)
Whether you're considering a career in education, journalism, public relations, marketing, law, or business, you'll benefit from the skills and values imparted by studying the English language and literary tradition.
Three Rivers' Associate of Arts Degree, English pathway prepares students to make a seamless transition into a bachelor's degree program at a four-year college or university to major in English or a pre-professional degree. It offers an affordable way to fulfill your general education requirements, expand your knowledge of this field, and explore the specialty you want to pursue.
Three Rivers' class sizes are small, offering more personalized instruction than at a large university. The faculty hold advanced degrees in the specialties they teach.
A major in English can be good preparation for a career in teaching, writing, journalism, broadcasting, advertising, and public relations. You may also pursue continued graduate or professional training in areas such as English, law, political science/government, public administration, psychology, counseling, communications, and religious studies (i.e., seminary).
The communication and research skills taught in the English pathway are prized by employers, as is the ability to think critically and write effectively.
Degrees and Certificates
Associate of Arts degree, English pathway
Three Rivers' Associate of Arts degree, English pathway is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor's degree. Students pursuing this degree should meet with an academic advisor at Three Rivers and at their intended baccalaureate institution to determine an appropriate educational plan to help ensure a seamless transfer.
Curriculum and Courses
View a suggested degree plan for an Associate of Arts degree, English pathway. An advisor can help you work out an education plan that is right for you. For enrollment information, call 877-TRY-TRCC or email EnrollNow@trcc.edu.