The Associate in Arts in English for Transfer offers a study of composition, language, and literature designed to develop skills in reading perceptively, writing effectively, and thinking critically. The program prepares students for diverse careers in advertising, business, communications media, public relations, law, government service, and teaching. For detailed requirements for individual four-year institutions, students should contact the transfer institution and/or meet with a counselor for specific transfer course requirements in their major. 


Rhea Mendoza-Lewis at (831) 755−6784, rmendoza@hartnell.edu, D-364

Dr. Hetty Yelland at (831) 755-6779, hyelland@hartnell.edu, D-362

Dan Peterson at (831) 755−6953, dpeterson@hartnell.edu, D-368 

Upon successful completion of the English program, a student should be able to:

  • Apply appropriate interpretive strategies to read, discuss, and analyze a variety of works of literature within any given genre and expository texts.
  • Analyze and evaluate major themes and techniques found in literature and expository texts by applying appropriate writing strategies and skills.
  •  Demonstrate an appreciation for the aesthetic value of literature and expository texts from a diversity of cultural, historical, and ethnic perspectives.

Who to contact

Dean of Academic Affairs, Languages, Learning Support & Resources
Phone: (831) 755-6916
A - Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Office: A150
Building: Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Administrative Assistant III
Phone: 831-755-6916
A - Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Office: A-152
Building: Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)