BCC: English Transfer Advising Guide

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Humanities Program, English Option (A.A.) from Brookdale Community College to English (B.A.) at Rider University

Humanities Program, English Option, A.A.
English, B.A.  (120 Credits)
Career Studies Credits   Suggest:
ENGL   155    The Short Story (CS/HU)
3 ENG   290   The Short Story 3
Math/Science/Tech. Competency Credits 1   Suggest:
COMP  129     Ethical Dimensions, Tech. & Info Lit. 
3 CIS     185    Information Systems Essentials 3
ENGL   121     English Composition: The Writing Process 3 CMP   120    Expository Writing 3
Humanities Credits   Suggest:
ENGL   245    American Literature I (CS/HU)  OR
ENGL   246    American Literature II
3-4 ENG    210   Major American Authors 3
Mathematics Credits 1   Suggest:
MATH  136    Mathematics for the Liberal Arts
3 MTH   102   Finite Mathematics 3
  15   15
Career Studies Credits
ENGL   158     Introduction to Literature (CS/HU)
3 English Elective Ʊ
ENG     205   Understanding Literature
ENGL   122     English Composition: Writing & Research 3 CMP    125    Research Writing 3
Mathematics or Science Credits 1 3/4 Mathematics or Science Credits Ʊ 3/4
History Credits   Suggest:
HIST     105     World Civilization I (CG/HU)
3 HIS      150    World History to 1500 3
Social Science Credits   Suggest:
SOCI     101     Principles of Sociology
3/4 SOC    101     Sociological Imagination 3
  15/16   15/16
Career Studies Credits   Suggest:
ENGL    275     Shakespeare’s Plays (CS)
3 ENG    217    Introduction to Shakespeare 3
SPCH    115     Public Speaking Credits 3 COM   104    Speech Communication 3
Humanities Credits   Suggest:
ENGL   231     British Literatures I: Beg. Of 18th Cent.
3 ENG    251    Literary History II 3
Science (with lab) Credits 1 4 Science with Lab (Biological or Physical Science) 4
History Credits   Suggest:
HIST    106    World Civilization II
3 HIS     151    World History since 1500 3
  16   16
ENGL  206     Approaches to Literary Studies Credits 3 English Elective Ʊ 3
Humanities Credits   Suggest:
ENGL  156    Introduction to Poetry
3 Humanities Credits Ʊ
ENG    270     Major Poets
Cultural & Global Awareness Credits 2   Suggest:
ENGL  229    Representing Gender
3 ENG   230      Women in Literature 3
Social Science Credits:   Suggest:
POLI   101     Introduction to Political Science AND
PSYC  105     Introduction to Psychology I OR
PSYC  106     Introduction to Psychology II
3 POL   102      Understanding Politics
PSY   100       Introduction to Psychology
Elective Credits 3 Elective Credits Ʊ 3
  15   15
TOTAL 61/62 TOTAL 60

Rider Course Option: (Select one course from two options) 
ENG   240   Methods of Literary Analysis  OR
ENG   250   Literary History I

Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Brookdale; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree.  See Brookdale & Rider Transfer Representatives. Contact Information listed below.    3

Brookdale Community College Footnotes:
(1) A minimum of 12 credits are required from the Mathematics, Sciences or Technological Competency knowledge areas.
(2) One course is required from the Cultural & Global Awareness knowledge area. Students may meet the requirement while simultaneously fulfilling the General Education requirement for another knowledge area.
The Transfer Advising Guide is a recommended plan of study.  Additional courses are transferable as outlined on NJ Transfer for this major with the approval a Rider University Advisor. 

Rider University Footnotes:
Ʊ Students have a number of options to fulfill this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
For transfer credit the Brookdale student must have a “C” or higher in all courses.
Brookdale students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) at Rider should contact that division directly.

Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.


Course Number Rider University Course Name or Core Area Credits Notes* (if course can be taken at Bucks, indicate course number)

Brookdale students may transfer up to 60 credits to Rider University.

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Ann Tickner Jankowski
Director, Transfer Resources/Articulation​

Brookdale Community College
[email protected]


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Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
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Spring 2020 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Ocean County College
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Mercer County Community College
Monday, March 2, 2020