May 23, 2024  
2023-24 Academic Catalog 
2023-24 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Communication and Professional Writing Transfer - ENGL.AA

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The English Communication and Professional Writing Transfer option is a 60-credit Associate in Arts curriculum that includes the Mass Transfer Gen Ed Foundation, and incorporates all coursework required by the MassTransfer A2B Pathways in English and Communications.  This program prepares students to transfer to a 4-year college or University to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications or related field. 

Upon completion of the program, students will: 

  1. Produce a variety of written works ranging from analytical writing to creative writing.
  2. Analyze plot, characterization, setting, as well as other conventions found in literary and film pieces.
  3. Critically evaluate primary and secondary sources for currency, relevance, accuracy, authority, and purpose.
  4. Communicate effectively in various media
  5. Be eligible for transfer to a four year institution.

Upon successful completion of requirements for this program, the degree of Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts/General Studies will be awarded.

(ENGL.AA) Curriculum

Note 1

Students interested in transferring to a secondary education program should take EDU-101, PSY-101, and EDU-102.

Program Personnel

Name Title Office Phone Email
Steven Nelson Department Chair/Associate Professor 13/244 413-755-4271
PJ Jongbloed Professor 13/141 413-755-4610
Daisy Flaim Professor 13/208 413-755-4262
Yasotha Sriharan Associate Professor 13/241 413-755-4263
Theresa Shea Professor 13/242 413-755-4254
Kristy Perry Associate Professor 13/308 413-755-4572
Phil O’Donoghue Associate Professor 13/110 413-755-4233
Nancy Pickett Professor 13/228 413-755-4258
Sherry Sausville Professor 13/212 413-755-4265
James Riddle Assistant Professor 13/247 413-755-4691


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