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Planner for Arts & Sciences Transfer - Creative Writing (A.A.)


Official Title of Major: Arts and Sciences Transfer - Creative Writing, A.A. 

Award: Associate of Arts degree, A.A. 

Code: AA.ARTS-SCI.CREAT-W

Total Credit Hours: 60 

Creative Writing - see www.aacc.edu

Purpose: Designed to provide students with an opportunity to develop as readers and writers. Prepares students for advanced study in creative writing. Students completing this degree will have developed a portfolio of original work (fiction, poetry or creative non-fiction) for submission to baccalaureate level (BA and/or BFA) writing programs as well as reputable journals. The comprehensive core of general education courses and specialized courses in creative writing will also prepare students for transfer to programs in related disciplines.

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory/): Susan Cohen

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1  OR
ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1   
(English Composition GER)
3 credit hours    
MAT 133 - Finite Mathematics  OR
MAT 135 - Statistics  
Or more advanced level if qualified:
MAT 137 - College Algebra  
MAT 145 - Precalculus 1  
MAT 146 - Precalculus 2  
MAT 151 - Accelerated Precalculus  
MAT 191 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry 1  
MAT 192 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry 2   
MAT 202 - Linear Algebra  
MAT 230 - Elementary Calculus (For Business and Social Sciences)  
(Mathematics GER)
3 credit hours    
Communications GER   
(Arts & Humanities GER)
3 credit hours    
Technology Requirement   
Must select from list of approved general education Technology courses.
3 credit hours    
Elective
Recommend students check on transfer institution’s requirement or Creative Writing Coordinator. No more of 3 credits of physical activity courses may be taken as electives.
3 credit hours    

Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2  
(English Composition GER)
3 credit hours     
Biological & Physical Lab Science GER  
4 credit hours    
HIS 111 - Ancient and Medieval Western Civilizations   OR
HIS 112 - Early Modern and Modern Western Civilizations   OR
HIS 211 - United States History through the Civil War  OR
HIS 212 - United States History Since the Civil War  
(Social & Behavioral Sciences GER)
3 credit hours    
Wellness   
Must select from list of approved general education Wellness courses.
3 credit hours    
ENG 200 - Introduction to Creative Writing  
3 credit hours     

Term 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG Sophomore Literature  
(Arts & Humanities GER)
     
Biological & Physical Lab Science GER  
3 credit hours    
Social & Behavioral Sciences GER   
(other than HIS)
3 credit hours    
Select one course:
ENG 201 - Creative Writing: Beginning Fiction Workshop  
ENG 202 - Creative Writing: Beginning Poetry Workshop   
ENG 203 - Creative Writing: Writing for the Stage and Screen Workshop  
ENG 204 - Creative Writing: Beginning Creative Nonfiction Workshop  
ENG 275 - Creative Writing: Literary Publishing Practicum - Working on Amaranth   (1 credit)
ENG 276 - Creative Writing: Literary Publishing Practicum - Working on Amaranth   (2 credits)
ENG 277 - Creative Writing: Literary Publishing Practicum - Working on Amaranth   (3 credits)
Students should check the requirements of their transfer school or Creative Writing Coordinator before selecting the courses.
     
Choose one ENG course from the following list:
ENG 211 - World Literature 1  
ENG 212 - World Literature 2  
ENG 213 - British Literature 1  
ENG 214 - British Literature 2  
ENG 215 - Early American Literature: Colonial to 1865  
ENG 216 - American Literature, 1865-1945: Realism to Modernism  
ENG 217 - Contemporary American Literature: 1945-present  
ENG 220 - The Bible as Literature  
ENG 221 - Introduction to Shakespeare  
ENG 222 - The American Novel  
ENG 223 - The British Novel  
ENG 224 - Modern American Poetry  
ENG 225 - African American Literature   *
ENG 226 - Ethnic American Literature   *
ENG 227 - Literary Nonfiction  
ENG 228 - Literature in English by Women    *
ENG 235 - Modern Drama  
ENG 250 - Literature of the Chesapeake Bay  

* = courses with and asterisk meet the Diversity requirement.
     

Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 205 - Creative Writing: Portfolio Development  
2 credit hours     
Select two courses:
ENG 201 - Creative Writing: Beginning Fiction Workshop  
ENG 202 - Creative Writing: Beginning Poetry Workshop  
ENG 203 - Creative Writing: Writing for the Stage and Screen Workshop  
ENG 204 - Creative Writing: Beginning Creative Nonfiction Workshop  
ENG 275 - Creative Writing: Literary Publishing Practicum - Working on Amaranth   (1 credit)
ENG 276 - Creative Writing: Literary Publishing Practicum - Working on Amaranth   (2 credits)
ENG 277 - Creative Writing: Literary Publishing Practicum - Working on Amaranth  (3 credits)
Students should check the requirements of their transfer school or Creative Writing Coordinator before selecting the courses.
6 credit hours    
Choose one ENG course from the following list:
ENG 211 - World Literature 1  
ENG 212 - World Literature 2  
ENG 213 - British Literature 1  
ENG 214 - British Literature 2  
ENG 215 - Early American Literature: Colonial to 1865  
ENG 216 - American Literature, 1865-1945: Realism to Modernism  
ENG 217 - Contemporary American Literature: 1945-present  
ENG 220 - The Bible as Literature  
ENG 221 - Introduction to Shakespeare  
ENG 222 - The American Novel  
ENG 223 - The British Novel  
ENG 224 - Modern American Poetry  
ENG 225 - African American Literature   *
ENG 226 - Ethnic American Literature   *
ENG 227 - Literary Nonfiction  
ENG 228 - Literature in English by Women    *
ENG 235 - Modern Drama  
ENG 250 - Literature of the Chesapeake Bay  

* = courses with an asterisk meet the Diversity requirement.
3 credit hours    
Electives
Recommend students check on transfer institution’s requirement or Creative Writing Coordinator. No more than 3 credits of physical activity courses may be taken as electives.
6 credit hours    

 

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