This site is intended to serve as a centralized source for all information pertaining to the El Camino Department of English, including resources for students and faculty.  It is also the gateway to the home pages of department members currently using the web for on-line instruction.

For Current and Future Students...

Students can learn about the department's degree requirements, as well as find links for important on-line tools related to the study of composition and literature, including guides for documenting research papers.  Students can also read a list of Frequently Asked Questions and learn about El Camino's faculty by perusing the faculty directory.


AB705 is a bill that requires colleges to maximize the probability that students will enter and complete transfer-level coursework in English and Math within a one-year timeframe. Also, colleges must use high school coursework, high school grades, and/or high school GPA for English and Math placement. For more information, click here.

New English Placement Chart

Check for updates during registration period

Spring 2024 - English 1A+1AS Sections open to all students. Click HERE


For Faculty

Faculty will find the Faculty Resources page a valuable one-stop resource for (mostly administrative) questions of every sort: Faculty Resources

The ECC English Teacher's Lounge is where faculty can reserve Chromebook Carts and access other pedagogical resources: ECC English Teacher’s Lounge

Our ENGL 1A textbook was republished as a general English Composition textbook.  Its scope is limited because it was designed for ENGL 1A, but instructors may still find it to be a useful free resource: English Composition Textbook

Questions? Contact Us

English Department
Telephone: 310-660-3316 
16007 Crenshaw Blvd. Torrance, CA 90506

The English Department is part of the Humanities Division located in Humanities 322.  The Humanities building is located on the Crenshaw Boulevard (east) side of the campus map.