English Department

Cover of VC Voices 2013, the student literary publication of Ventura College.The English program at Ventura College provides students with the opportunity to develop their reading, writing, research and critical thinking abilities.

Advanced courses are also available in the fields of literature, creative writing, and film evaluation.

English majors at Ventura College develop written and spoken mastery of the English language, creativity of thought, and an appreciation of the language’s literature.  Our program offers the new Associate Degree for Transfer in English that guarantees students admission to one of the California State University campuses.

The English department takes the lead in the "One Book, One Campus" program at Ventura College and publishes VC Voices, an annual publication that features essays, short stories, and poetry written by students at Ventura College.

For more information, please contact the English department chair, Professor Eric Martinsen, at emartinsen@vcccd.edu.