Arts and Sciences Transfer Program Core Course Requirements
The Program Requirements for this degree are simultaneously satisfied by three of General Education Requirements listed below: (1) the Communications Arts and Humanities general education requirement, (2) the Sophomore Literature Arts and Humanities general education requirement, and (3) one of the History Social and Behavioral Sciences general education requirement courses (HIS 111 or HIS 112 or HIS 211 or HIS 212 ).
1. Writing Creatively
Students will write imaginative literature, including poetry, fiction, stage and screen, creative nonfiction, and portfolio.
2. Employing Literary Craft
Students will employ a range of literary techniques appropriate to the genre: point of view, narrative pace, dialogue, figures of speech, metrical line, sound devices, etc.
3. Working Through the Writing Process
Students will draft, edit, revise and implement critiques from classmates and faculty into the revision process.
4. Peer Review
Students will critique peer work in a constructive and professional manner and employ a range of literary terms and techniques in discussion of their own writing and the writing of their peers.
5. Understanding the Writer’s Profession
Students will establish disciplined writing habits, and attend or participate in literary events within the college and/or the larger community.
6. Complete Portfolios
Students will complete comprehensive portfolios that could include poetry, fiction, stage and screen or creative nonfiction.
7. Journal Production
Students will read, review, discuss, debate and select poetry, fiction, plays, nonfiction and artwork for the college journal of creative writing.
This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.