The Arts & Sciences – English option provides the general education foundation necessary for students who plan to transfer into a literature-related field of study towards a baccalaureate degree. Using available elective credits, students will focus on literature as a specific field of study.
Students who have completed the program will be able to:
- Communicate effectively in writing and orally
- Demonstrate an understanding of various scientific, artistic, social and historic ideas and perspectives
- Analyze information and use critical thinking skills to make decisions and solve problems
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of various concepts in literature or film studies
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.
Download the Program Requirements to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.
Please view the RCGC Catalog for class descriptions.
Visit the Class Schedule Listing to view the availability of classes for each semester.
Current students please visit rcgc.edu/advisement to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. Future students please visit rcgc.edu/appointments to learn more about how to get started.
NOTE: Students involved with other groups (Educational Opportunity Fund, Student Athlete, etc.) report to that advisor.
Through the College’s new premier partnership with Rowan University and other college partnership programs, students are admitted concurrently to Rowan College and one of its partnering universities — immediately beginning their studies toward an advanced degree.
In addition, the College also maintains 75 program articulation agreements with four-year institutions. After successfully completing an associate degree, students have the option to transfer to the university or college of their choice.
Some of our students in this program have transferred to the following four-year institutions:
- Cabrini College
- Rowan University
- Rutgers University
Please visit the CAP Center to discuss transfer options.
Students who successfully complete an advanced degree will qualify for employment as:
- Copy writers
- Public relations specialists
Find out where U.S. News & World Report rates positions in the literature or film industry in U.S. News' 100 Best Jobs.
Please visit the CAP Center to discuss career options.