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Due to unforeseen circumstances, all members of the Pima Community College (PCC) Governing Board will be attending the Board's March 8, 2023, Regular Meeting remotely. At the discretion of the Board Chair, PCC administrators and others making scheduled presentations to the Board may also be appearing remotely. Tonight's meeting will otherwise be conducted in a hybrid format as previously noticed, and members of the public may still attend in person at PCC's District Office, room C-105. During the "Public Comment-Call to the Audience" portion of tonight's meeting, public comments may still be made either remotely or in person. PCC staff will be on-site in room C-105 to assist members of the public attending in person who wish to address comments to the Board.
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English Concentration

Associate of Arts

This concentration is currently inactivated and is no longer accepting new students. If you are interested in this area of study, please see the Associate of Arts - Liberal Arts.  If you have any questions regarding this program, please see an advisor.

For students currently in the concentration, the requirements are listed below.

You supply the passion for the written word. Our faculty will provide the training and guidance so you can craft writing that makes a real difference to your audience, whether through poetry, novels, nonfiction, literary criticism or persuasive argument.

To use a metaphor: With our instructors’ help, Pima Writing students hit the ball hard, while keeping it on the court.

Also, in our classes, you will become aware of the historical, moral and cultural factors underlying human communication, and learn how to with people whose culture and background may be different that yours. In other words, you’ll learn the first rule of good writing: Know your audience.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

 Online Option: This program can be completed entirely online


All campuses

Contact Information

Division of Communication
Dean: 520.206.5105
Information Sessions

Program Information

Similar Programs

Semester Pathways

Academic Options

Transfer to a university degree program in English or Creative Writing


After earning a bachelor's degree, seek employment in professional and technical writing, editing, communications, education, law, advertising, or business management/leadership.

Program/Major Codes:  AOAALA/ALA1/ALAN

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