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The English Department is all about YOU.

  • Earn an associates in arts degree (AA-T)
  • Take courses that satisfy UC and Cal State transfer requirements
  • We want your experiences to be positive, rewarding, and engaging.
  • Courses in the English reflect the perspectives and passions of the teachers and students in our community.
  • Our faculty is committed to helping you reach your full potential as a reader, writer, and thinker.
  • We believe that diversity and inclusion are essential.

What’s your interest? 

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Composition Classes

Develop writing skills and meet transfer requirements for CSUs, UCs, and private colleges..

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Explore our literature electives to meet GE requiremetns and explore your interests!

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Your Type of Class

We offer online, hybrid, and face-to-face classes. Find what works for you. 

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Try One of These Transferrable Electives
Toni Morrison and Mark Twain

American Literature (1865-Present)

Explore American writers from Toni Morrison to Mark Twain and the literary movements associated with them with ENG 07B.

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Intro to Shakespeare

Discuss the famous English Bard's plays and poems with ENG 048. (photo from Shakespeare Theatre Company)

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Creative Writing

Explore what it means to be a creative writer with a focus on imaginative writing for fiction, poetry and memoris with ENG 070.

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More reasons to take an English class at Mission College?
  • Combine analysis and imagination, the practical and the creative. Express yourself and explore your passions.
  • Composition and literature classes help you develop skills that are in demand from employers: careful reading, precise and powerful writing, thoughtful discourse.
  • Become a valuable member of any team you decide to join.
  • In all the English Department’s classes, instructors work hard to foster student-centered communities. You will have the chance to make meaningful connections.

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Join Puente!

Join a learning community and be a part a group of students interested in learning about Latino/a culture and interested in having a personal professional mentor.

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Thanks for your interest in an English class at Mission College!