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Degrees & Certificates

Liberal Arts/Literature, A.A. (Cumberland)

​​​The Liberal Arts/Literature option prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution majoring in English, writing, or literature. Students who complete this option develop excellent reading, writing, analysis and research skills.

Program Goals

  • Identify and describe the characteristics of literary forms and genres.
  • Interpret, analyze, and evaluate works of literature.
  •  Analyze social, political and historical contexts of literature.
  •  Locate, retrieve, evaluate and use scholarly literary criticism.​

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.