The English Department offers the following:


Associate of Arts

In collaboration with Colorado 4-year schools, Colorado has developed a statewide guaranteed transfer program called "gtPathways" to create a seamless transfer. Click here for a list of courses that are guaranteed transfer to any Colorado public college or university. Click here to see the degrees that transfer seamlessly to Colorado public colleges or universities. Also, take a look at our transfer guide.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a major in English or Literature, you should complete the following degrees. Consult with a faculty or academic advisor before beginning this program of study. The courses in these degrees provide the basic preparation leading to English-related careers.

Career Paths / Options in English

  • Writer/Author/Journalist
  • Television/movies/radio
  • Technical Writing
  • Editor
  • Teacher
  • Legal assistant
  • Lawyer
  • Librarian
  • Business Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Research analyst


About Red Rocks Community College: We are a two-year college with two beautiful campuses located in Lakewood and Arvada. With the help of our supportive learning community of faculty and staff, we offer flexible online, weekend, self-paced, accelerated and traditional classes that transfer easily to any four-year college in Colorado. RRCC is a community college that provides degrees and certificates for new or returning students, and concurrent enrollment for high school students since 1969.