Composition

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This program is part of the English Department.

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Culture and Society
Composition

Our Composition program helps teach students to write effectively in academic, professional, civic, and personal contexts. These core writing skills can be utilized in technical writing, academic writing, as well as personal exploratory writing.

Transfer Degree

Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination. MCC’s university partnerships throughout the nation assure your seamless transition toward a four-year degree.

A list of available transfer degree options for the Composition program
At MCC, get an... Emphasis in... Transfer to... To get a... Courses
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in English (Literature) English (Literature) Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) English (Literature)
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences) English
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University (College of Integrative Sciences and Arts) English
(Bachelor of Arts)
Northern Arizona University English
(Bachelor of Arts)

Additional Transfer Option

Below is an additional transfer option that may also be available to you. Please contact Academic Advisement to learn more.

A list of additional transfer option for the Composition program
At MCC, get an... Transfer to... To get a...
Associate in Arts Arizona State University Bachelor of Arts in English

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Composition program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers

$71,144

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Composition program is available through the English department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.