Students who wish to complete an Associate of Arts degree in our English Area of Study are those who anticipate taking a Bachelor of Arts degree at a four-year school of higher education. Studying composition and literature in-depth develops and strengthens students’ creativity as well as their critical thinking and adaptability. A graduate with a bachelor’s degree in English can expect to gain employment in fields such as social media, education, public relations, communications, advertising, politics, writing, and editing.
In completing the Associate of Arts degree at Hinds, students will lay a strong foundation in critical thinking, oral and written communication, and technology skills so that they are prepared to complete a bachelor’s degree at the transfer institution of their choice. The courses for English cover the diverse disciplines of composition and literature, natural science and physical sciences, mathematics, computer science, speech, art, foreign language, and multiple social sciences—including philosophy, history, and psychology.