Tompkins Cortland Community College

Catalog 2016-17

Program Requirements

Creative Writing-Prose, Poetry, & Drama: Associate in Arts
Minimum Credits for Graduation: 62

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Fall Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
ENGL100, Academic Writing I, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ENGL 100. A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a 3-credit Liberal Arts Elective. The course should be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL227, Fundamentals of Creative Writing, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL261, Visiting Writer Series, 1 cr.
ENGL 261 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

SUNY GEN ED Restricted Elective
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
For the SUNY GEN ED Restricted Electives, choose two courses from 4-American History, 5-Western Civilization, 6-Other World Civilizations, or 9-Foreign Language. Courses should be selected in consultation with your advisor and in accordance with degree requirements at your intended transfer institution.

ANTH 202, Cultural Anthropology, 3 cr.
ANTH 220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
ANTH 260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
ARAB 101, Arabic I, 3 cr.
ARAB 102, Arabic II, 3 cr.
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I, 3 cr.
CHIN 101, Mandarin Chinese I, 3 cr.
CHIN 102, Mandarin Chinese II, 3 cr.
FREN 101, French I, 3 cr.
FREN 102, French II, 3 cr.
FREN 201, Intermediate French I, 3 cr.
FREN 202, Intermediate French II, 3 cr.
GERM 101, Beginning German I, 3 cr.
GERM 102, Beginning German II, 3 cr.
HSTY 101, Development of the Western Tradition I, 3 cr.
HSTY 102, Development of the Western Tradition II, 3 cr.
HSTY 110, World History to 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 111, World History Since 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 201, American History to 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY 202, American History Since 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY 215, History of Latin America, 3 cr.
HSTY 225, African American History, 3 cr.
HSTY 233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
HSTY 235, Medieval Europe 500-1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
HSTY 252, Native American History: Colonial Policies, 3 cr.
HSTY 255, Labor History, 3 cr.
HSTY 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
HUMN 232, Introduction to World Religions, 3 cr.
IED 260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
ITAL 101, Italian I, 3 cr.
ITAL 102, Italian II, 3 cr.
POSC 245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
POSC 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
RECR 150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
RUSN 101, Russian I, 3 cr.
RUSN 102, Russian II, 3 cr.
SOCE 150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
SOCI 220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
SOCI 225, Globalization & the Contemporary World, 3 cr.
SPAN 101, Beginning Spanish I, 4 cr.
SPAN 102, Beginning Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPAN 201, Intermediate Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPAN 202, Intermediate Spanish II, 3 cr.
WGST 233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
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SUNY GEN ED Social Sciences Elective
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
ANTH 201, Introduction to Anthropology, 3 cr.
ANTH 202, Cultural Anthropology, 3 cr.
ANTH 260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
ANTH 295, Global Seminar, 3 cr.
ECON 101, Introduction to Economics, 3 cr.
ECON 120, Principles of Microeconomics, 3 cr.
ECON 121, Principles of Macroeconomics, 3 cr.
ENVS 107, Economy, Society & Environment, 3 cr.
ENVS 108, Environmental Psychology, 3 cr.
ENVS 295, Global Seminar, 3 cr.
GEOG 110, Geography of the Americas, 3 cr.
GEOG 115, Highlights of World Regional Geography, 3 cr.
GEOG 120, World Regional Geography, 3 cr.
HSTY 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
HUMS 206, Juvenile Delinquency, 3 cr.
IED 260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
POSC 103, American National Government, 3 cr.
POSC 104, American State and Local Government, 3 cr.
POSC 107, Economy, Society & Environment, 3 cr.
POSC 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
PSYC 101, Psychology of Personal Growth, 3 cr.
PSYC 103, Introduction to Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 108, Environmental Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 201, Social Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 205, Childhood Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 207, Developmental Psychology: The Adolescent, 3 cr.
PSYC 208, Adult Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 209, Abnormal Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 218, Educational Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 263, Development Across the Lifespan, 3 cr.
SOCE 201, Human Sexuality, 3 cr.
SOCE 205, Organizational Behavior, 3 cr.
SOCI 101, Introduction to Sociology, 3 cr.
SOCI 103, The American Community, 3 cr.
SOCI 201, Sociology of the Family, 3 cr.
SOCI 203, Sociology of Race, Power, and Privilege, 3 cr.
SOCI 205, Contemporary Social Problems, 3 cr.
SOCI 206, Juvenile Delinquency, 3 cr.
SOCI 207, Introduction to Criminology, 3 cr.
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Unrestricted Electives
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
@
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Spring Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
ENGL101, Academic Writing II, 3 cr.
Creative Writing majors may concurrently enroll in ENGL 101 and ENGL 102.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction Writing, 3 cr.
ENGL 258 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL262, Poetry Writing, 3 cr.
ENGL 262 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

SUNY GEN ED Mathematics Elective
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
MATH 109, Statistical Literacy, 3 cr.
MATH 122, Technical Mathematics, 3 cr.
MATH 132, College Algebra and Trigonometry, 3 cr.
MATH 135, Precalculus Mathematics, 3 cr.
MATH 181, Discrete Mathematics, 3 cr.
MATH 200, Statistics, 3 cr.
MATH 201, Calculus I, 4 cr.
MATH 202, Calculus II, 4 cr.
MATH 203, Calculus III, 4 cr.
MATH 206, Differential Equations, 4 cr.
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SUNY GEN ED Restricted Elective
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
For the SUNY GEN ED Restricted Electives, choose two courses from 4-American History, 5-Western Civilization, 6-Other World Civilizations, or 9-Foreign Language. Courses should be chosen in consultation with your advisor, and in accordance with degree requirements at your intended transfer institution.

ANTH 202, Cultural Anthropology, 3 cr.
ANTH 220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
ANTH 260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
ARAB 101, Arabic I, 3 cr.
ARAB 102, Arabic II, 3 cr.
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I, 3 cr.
CHIN 101, Mandarin Chinese I, 3 cr.
CHIN 102, Mandarin Chinese II, 3 cr.
FREN 101, French I, 3 cr.
FREN 102, French II, 3 cr.
FREN 201, Intermediate French I, 3 cr.
FREN 202, Intermediate French II, 3 cr.
GERM 101, Beginning German I, 3 cr.
GERM 102, Beginning German II, 3 cr.
HSTY 101, Development of the Western Tradition I, 3 cr.
HSTY 102, Development of the Western Tradition II, 3 cr.
HSTY 110, World History to 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 111, World History Since 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 201, American History to 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY 202, American History Since 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY 215, History of Latin America, 3 cr.
HSTY 225, African American History, 3 cr.
HSTY 233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
HSTY 235, Medieval Europe 500-1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
HSTY 252, Native American History: Colonial Policies, 3 cr.
HSTY 255, Labor History, 3 cr.
HSTY 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
HUMN 232, Introduction to World Religions, 3 cr.
IED 260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
ITAL 101, Italian I, 3 cr.
ITAL 102, Italian II, 3 cr.
POSC 245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
POSC 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
RECR 150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
RUSN 101, Russian I, 3 cr.
RUSN 102, Russian II, 3 cr.
SOCE 150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
SOCI 220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
SOCI 225, Globalization & the Contemporary World, 3 cr.
SPAN 101, Beginning Spanish I, 4 cr.
SPAN 102, Beginning Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPAN 201, Intermediate Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPAN 202, Intermediate Spanish II, 3 cr.
WGST 233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
Use Schedule Search for electives

Fall Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature, 3 cr.
Creative Writing majors may concurrently enroll in ENGL 101 and ENGL 102.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL229, Introduction to Poetry, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL256, Playwriting, 3 cr.
ENGL 256 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

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Spring Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL212, Fiction Writing, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL215, Short Fiction, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 1
ENGL 108 and ENGL 275 are only offered in the Spring semester.

ENGL108, Literary Performance & the Spoken Word Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENGL275, Getting Published - Prose and Poetry Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

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Unrestricted Electives
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
@
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SUNY General Education & Tompkins Cortland Liberal Arts courses

Note: The @ symbol represents any course number or discipline. For example, BIOL @ means any course with a Biology course prefix. An @ alone means one course in any course discipline with any course number.