You put the LIT in Literature! Now are you going to write the next great American novel?  Or a critically-acclaimed book on T.S. Eliot? Start your Life.Changing. career in English at Indian Hills today!

Campus Ottumwa Campus (Main)
Entry Term All Terms
Length of Program 6 Terms (18 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Associate of Arts Degree in English (A.A.)


Are you ready to read with imagination and understanding? Are you ready to write with precision and grace? Then you are ready to begin studying English at Indian Hills! The English Degree is designed to give you a fundamentally broad learning environment in all aspects of English and Literature, from composition, oral communication, literature, drama, religion, philosophy, media studies, creative writing, and so much more! Speak, read, and write your way into a Life.Changing. career in English with Indian Hills today!


What you will learn:
  • Read, think, write, and speak critically, analytically, and effectively in a wide variety of situations
  • Understand and analyze the artistic, social, historical, and personal contexts of literature
  • Understand and analyze other humanities-related fields such as religion and philosophy
  • Research effectively, using a wide variety of sources
  • Use documentation methods accurately and ethically


Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the details of this degree below to see how our courses at Indian Hills Community College will help you get on your way to a Life.Changing. career as a Secondary Education Teacher, Journalist, or Magazine Editor!


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Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Lynda!

Lynda WelchLynda Welch, Program Director, English, Humanities and Communications
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

(641) 683-4610 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 4610