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Program Requirements

Creative Writing-Prose, Poetry, & Drama: Associate in Arts

Minimum Credits for Graduation: 62

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First Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
ENGL100, Academic Writing I*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL261, Visiting Writer Series Workshop
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CAPS Elective
Select 2 Courses
CAPS, CAPS Elective

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Foreign Language Sequence Elective 1
ARAB101, Arabic I
CHIN101, Mandarin Chinese I
FREN101, French I
FREN201, Intermediate French I
GERM101, Beginning German I
ITAL101, Italian I
RUSN101, Russian I
SPAN101, Beginning Spanish I
SPAN201, Intermediate Spanish I

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Second Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 16  
ENGL101, Academic Writing II
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL262, Writing Workshop - Poetry
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
Foreign Language Sequence Elective 2

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Unrestricted Elective
ACAD, ACAD Elective
ACCT, ACCT Elective
ANTH, ANTH Elective
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART, ART Elective
ASTR, ASTR Elective
BIOL, BIOL Elective
BUAD, BUAD Elective
CAPS, CAPS Elective
CDSC, CDSC Elective
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CHEM, CHEM Elective
CHIN, CHIN Elective
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COMM, COMM Elective
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COOP, COOP Elective
CRJU, CRJU Elective
CSCI, CSCI Elective
CSS, CSS Elective
DRAF, DRAF Elective
ECHD, ECHD Elective
ECON, ECON Elective
EDUC, EDUC Elective
ELEC, ELEC Elective
EMT, EMT Elective
ENGL ELEC, English Elective
ENGL1, ENGL1 Elective
ENGL2, ENGL2 Elective
ENSC, ENSC Elective
ENVS, ENVS Elective
ESL, ESL Elective
ESOL1, ESOL1 Elective
FITN, FITN Elective
FREN, FREN Elective
FSS, FSS Elective
GEOG, GEOG Elective
GEOL, GEOL Elective
GERM, GERM Elective
HLTH, HLTH Elective
HRMG, HRMG Elective
HSTY, HSTY Elective
HUMN, HUMN Elective
HUMS, HUMS Elective
IED, IED Elective
INTD, INTD Elective
IRM, IRM Elective
MATH ELEC, Mathematics Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH2, MATH2 Elective
METR, METR Elective
MUSI, MUSI Elective
NURS, NURS Elective
OFFC, OFFC Elective
PARA, PARA Elective
PARC, PARC Elective
PHIL, PHIL Elective
PHSC, PHSC Elective
POSC, POSC Elective
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PSYC, PSYC Elective
RDNG1, RDNG1 Elective
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WINE, WINE Elective
WOST, WOST Elective

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Third Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR ENGL204, Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL227, Creative Writing Workshop
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL256, Playwriting
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
English Elective
ENGL, ENGL Elective

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Liberal Arts Elective
ANTH, ANTH Elective
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II
ART 104, History of Photography and Video
ASTR, ASTR Elective
BIOL, BIOL Elective
CHEM, CHEM Elective
CHIN, CHIN Elective
COMM101, Mass Media
COMM225, Communication Law and Ethics
CRJU104, Introduction to Corrections
CRJU105, Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJU217, Ethics in Criminal Justice
CSCI160, Introduction to Computer Programming
CSCI165, Computing Fundamentals I
CSCI205, Computing Fundamentals II
ECON, ECON Elective
EDUC295, Foundations of Education
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature
ENGL103, Report Writing
ENGL108, Performance Poetry & the Spoken Word
ENGL135, Writing Workshop - Short Narrative Film
ENGL200, Screenwriting
ENGL203, Techniques of Listening
ENGL205, American Literature I
ENGL206, American Literature II
ENGL208, Introduction to Native American Literature
ENGL215, Short Fiction
ENGL216, Advanced Screenwriting
ENGL218, Smart TV
ENGL220, Literature for Children
ENGL225, World Literature I
ENGL226, World Literature II
ENGL227, Creative Writing Workshop
ENGL229, Introduction to Poetry
ENGL233, Film Analysis
ENGL237, Journalism
ENGL239, Newspaper Editing
ENGL245, Survey of British Literature I
ENGL246, Survey of British Literature II
ENGL247, Beat Movement in American Literature
ENGL248, Contemporary Women Writers
ENGL250, Field Studies in Literature
ENGL255, Writing the Dramatic Television Series
ENGL256, Playwriting
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction
ENGL260, Creative Writing Portfolio
ENGL261, Visiting Writer Series Workshop
ENGL262, Writing Workshop - Poetry
ENGL271, Writing Internship
ENGL274, Marketing the Screenplay
ENGL275, Getting Published - Prose and Poetry
ENGL298, Cinema Capstone
ENVS, ENVS Elective
ESL, ESL Elective
ESOL, ESOL Elective
FREN, FREN Elective
GEOG, GEOG Elective
GEOL, GEOL Elective
GERM, GERM Elective
HSTY, HSTY Elective
HUMN, HUMN Elective
ITAL, ITAL Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH2, MATH2 Elective
METR, METR Elective
MUSI101, Music Appreciation
MUSI108, Music Theory I
MUSI109, Music Theory II
PHIL, PHIL Elective
PHSC, PHSC Elective
POSC, POSC Elective
PSYC, PSYC Elective
RECR150, Play Across Cultures
RUSN, RUSN Elective
SOCE, SOCE Elective
SOCI, SOCI Elective
SPAN, SPAN Elective
WGST, WGST Elective

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Fourth Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 16  
ENGL215, Short Fiction
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR ENGL229, Introduction to Poetry
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR ENGL257, Directing
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL275, Getting Published - Prose and Poetry
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
English Elective
ENGL, ENGL Elective

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Liberal Arts Elective
ANTH, ANTH Elective
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II
ART 104, History of Photography and Video
ASTR, ASTR Elective
BIOL, BIOL Elective
CHEM, CHEM Elective
CHIN, CHIN Elective
COMM101, Mass Media
COMM225, Communication Law and Ethics
CRJU104, Introduction to Corrections
CRJU105, Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJU217, Ethics in Criminal Justice
CSCI160, Introduction to Computer Programming
CSCI165, Computing Fundamentals I
CSCI205, Computing Fundamentals II
ECON, ECON Elective
EDUC295, Foundations of Education
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature
ENGL103, Report Writing
ENGL108, Performance Poetry & the Spoken Word
ENGL135, Writing Workshop - Short Narrative Film
ENGL200, Screenwriting
ENGL203, Techniques of Listening
ENGL205, American Literature I
ENGL206, American Literature II
ENGL208, Introduction to Native American Literature
ENGL215, Short Fiction
ENGL216, Advanced Screenwriting
ENGL218, Smart TV
ENGL220, Literature for Children
ENGL225, World Literature I
ENGL226, World Literature II
ENGL227, Creative Writing Workshop
ENGL229, Introduction to Poetry
ENGL233, Film Analysis
ENGL237, Journalism
ENGL239, Newspaper Editing
ENGL245, Survey of British Literature I
ENGL246, Survey of British Literature II
ENGL247, Beat Movement in American Literature
ENGL248, Contemporary Women Writers
ENGL250, Field Studies in Literature
ENGL255, Writing the Dramatic Television Series
ENGL256, Playwriting
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction
ENGL260, Creative Writing Portfolio
ENGL261, Visiting Writer Series Workshop
ENGL262, Writing Workshop - Poetry
ENGL271, Writing Internship
ENGL274, Marketing the Screenplay
ENGL275, Getting Published - Prose and Poetry
ENGL298, Cinema Capstone
ENVS, ENVS Elective
ESL, ESL Elective
ESOL, ESOL Elective
FREN, FREN Elective
GEOG, GEOG Elective
GEOL, GEOL Elective
GERM, GERM Elective
HSTY, HSTY Elective
HUMN, HUMN Elective
ITAL, ITAL Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH2, MATH2 Elective
METR, METR Elective
MUSI101, Music Appreciation
MUSI108, Music Theory I
MUSI109, Music Theory II
PHIL, PHIL Elective
PHSC, PHSC Elective
POSC, POSC Elective
PSYC, PSYC Elective
RECR150, Play Across Cultures
RUSN, RUSN Elective
SOCE, SOCE Elective
SOCI, SOCI Elective
SPAN, SPAN Elective
WGST, WGST Elective

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ACAD, ACAD Elective
ACCT, ACCT Elective
ANTH, ANTH Elective
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART, ART Elective
ASTR, ASTR Elective
BIOL, BIOL Elective
BUAD, BUAD Elective
CAPS, CAPS Elective
CDSC, CDSC Elective
CFOR, CFOR Elective
CHEM, CHEM Elective
CHIN, CHIN Elective
CIS, CIS Elective
COMM, COMM Elective
CONT, CONT Elective
COOP, COOP Elective
COOP, COOP Elective
CRJU, CRJU Elective
CSCI, CSCI Elective
CSS, CSS Elective
DRAF, DRAF Elective
ECHD, ECHD Elective
ECON, ECON Elective
EDUC, EDUC Elective
ELEC, ELEC Elective
EMT, EMT Elective
ENGL ELEC, English Elective
ENGL1, ENGL1 Elective
ENGL2, ENGL2 Elective
ENSC, ENSC Elective
ENVS, ENVS Elective
ESL, ESL Elective
ESOL1, ESOL1 Elective
FITN, FITN Elective
FREN, FREN Elective
FSS, FSS Elective
GEOG, GEOG Elective
GEOL, GEOL Elective
GERM, GERM Elective
HLTH, HLTH Elective
HRMG, HRMG Elective
HSTY, HSTY Elective
HUMN, HUMN Elective
HUMS, HUMS Elective
IED, IED Elective
INTD, INTD Elective
IRM, IRM Elective
MATH ELEC, Mathematics Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH2, MATH2 Elective
METR, METR Elective
MUSI, MUSI Elective
NURS, NURS Elective
OFFC, OFFC Elective
PARA, PARA Elective
PARC, PARC Elective
PHIL, PHIL Elective
PHSC, PHSC Elective
POSC, POSC Elective
PSED, PSED Elective
PSYC, PSYC Elective
RDNG1, RDNG1 Elective
RECR, RECR Elective
REST, REST Elective
RUSN, RUSN Elective
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SOCI, SOCI Elective
SPAN, SPAN Elective
SPMT, SPMT Elective
TOUR, TOUR Elective
UNRE, UNRE Elective
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A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a three credit liberal arts elective. The course should be selected in consultation with the student’s advisor.

Creative Writing majors may concurrently enroll in ENGL 101 and ENGL 102.

ENGL Electives: Literature course strongly recommended.

Foreign Language Sequences: ARAB 101 & ARAB 102, Arabic I & II; CHIN 101 & 102, Mandarin Chinese I & II; FREN 101 & 102, French I & II; FREN 201 & 202, Intermediate French I & II; GERM 101 & 102, Beginning German I & II; ITAL 101 & 102, Italian I & II; RUSN 101 & 102, Russian I & II; SPAN 101 & 102, Beginning Spanish I & II; or SPAN 201 & 202, Intermediate Spanish I & II.

Unrestricted Electives: ENGL 103 Report Writing, ENGL 108 Performance Poetry and The Spoken Word, and ENGL 271 Writing Internship are strongly recommended.

*Grade of C or better is required