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Associate of Arts English
Associate of Arts English

Associate of Arts English

  • ID:CoNC010021
  • Level:University Preparation/ Transfer Program
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

  • Provide a scanned copy of your passport data pages.
  • Successful completion of Grade 12 (with English 12 or English 12: First Peoples)
  • ABE/Academic Upgrading Advanced Certificate
  • GED Certificate
  • Completion of Grade 11 with an outstanding academic record in the year of application.
  • Note 1: It is recommended high school students consult their counsellors to ensure they select the most appropriate high school courses for their chosen career paths.
  • Note 2: Students who received less than a “B” grade in English 12 or its equivalent are strongly encouraged to select English 103 as their first English course.
  • Note 3: Students applying for admission to MATH 101, CSC 109, Phys 101 or Chem 111 who obtained a “C+” or less in Principles of Math 12 (interim grade) or Math 050 must first register in MATH 100.
  • Note 4: The GED certificate meets the general admission requirements but does not meet specific program or course prerequisites.
  • Note 5: You will need to comply with the prerequisites of specific courses you select.

English Requirement

  • Provide proof of English Language Proficiency either a minimum TOEFL score of 80 (IBT), an IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent as determined by the College of New Caledonia or have completed CNC’s English for Academic Purposes.

Course Information

English study opens up a world of employment possibilities.

Employers in a wide range of fields value written and oral communication skills, creativity, and critical thinking abilities students gain in English programs.

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English Requirement

  • ENGL-103, Composition & Style, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-201, English Literature 1350-1744, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-202, English Literature 1744-1900, 3, 15 weeks

One of:

  • ENGL-104, Intro to Lit. & Composition, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-106, Film Studies, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-107, Aboriginal Literature, 3, 15 weeks

Two of:

  • ENGL-104, Intro to Lit. & Composition, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-106, Film Studies, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-205, Creative Writing Poetry, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-206, Creative Writing Fiction, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-213, Short Fiction I : Modernism, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-214, Short Fiction II : Post Modern, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-107, Aboriginal Literature, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-215, Children's Literature I, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-216, Children's Literature II, 3, 15 weeks

  • ENGL-229, Prof Bus and Tech Commun, 3, 15 weeks


  • 6 Credits Excludes English

Humanities or Social Science

  • 6 Credits from Humanities or Social Science (includes English)

Social Sciences

  • 6 Credits from Social Sciences

  • 200 Level Humanities or Social Sciences

  • 6 Credits from Humanities or Social Sciences – 200-level (one must be from area other than English)

English Concentration: Science electives 9 Credits

  • 3 credits of a 100-level Computer Science, Math, or Statistics course 3 credits of a Lab science (minimum 2 hours per week lab component and excluding any Applied Science or Computing Science course) 3 credits of a Science course

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Pathway Courses

Academic Upgrading

  • Part Time
  • Full Time
LENGTH: 1 year
CAMPUS: Burns Lake - Fort St. James - Mackenzie - Prince George - Quesnel - Vanderhoof
FEES: BC Adult Education is Tuition-Free*
START DATE: Spring 2020 - Spring 2021
  • Alternate Delivery
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The following is a partial list of careers open to those with a degree in English:

  • Technical writing

  • Copywriting and content creation

  • Advertising

  • Editing

  • Broadcasting and journalism

  • Corporate communications

  • Teaching

  • Foreign service officer

  • Government service worker

  • Librarian or archivist

  • Public relations

  • Research analyst

Associate degrees from CNC transfer into university programs and give you preferential admission at public universities and university-colleges in BC. (Consult the British Columbia Transfer Guide and check with CNC advisors to verify transferability of credits.)

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Medical Insurance:$1800CAD ($75.00 per month, per student, effective Jan. 1, 2020.)

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