Creative Writing

Program Information

Degree Type: AA
Program Code: CWAA
Hegis Code: 5615.00
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The Creative Writing AA degree promotes the growth of the student writer a with a concentration of literature and writing courses and fosters the development of the writer's mind with study in other disciplines as well. It prepares the student for transfer to a BA or FBA program with a competitive portfolio and an excellent foundation in writing and the liberal arts. Recommended high school preparation: Four years of English, three years of social studies, two years of science and two years of mathematics, preferably college preparatory mathematics..

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-4 Freshman Experience Hrd100, Hrd100A or Hrd110
3 Writing I Eng101; Eng100A & Eng100B
3 SUNY Gen Ed Basic Communication course Eng108 or 109 recommended
3 SUNY Gen Ed Mathematics Course  
4 SUNY Gen Ed Natural Science lab course  
3 Math or Science Course  
2 Health and Wellness PED activity credits, Avs101, Avs102, Bio114, Bio115, Hed103, Hed104, Hed108, Sci161
3 Western Civilization His100, His101 or His102
3 American History His103 or His104
6 Social Science Ant101, 103, 105; Eco201, 202; Psc101, 102, 103: Psy101; Soc101
3 SUNY General Education The Arts, Foreign Language or Humanities (other than English) Art, Hum, Mus, Phi, Sph, Thr, Foreign Language
3 Humanities (other than English) Art, Asl, Hum, Mus, Phi, Sph, Thr, Foreign Language
2 Visting Writer's Symposium Eng180
6 English Literature Eng201-207, 209-211, 217-220, 226, 249-251
6 Creative Writing Eng214-216, 233, Thr210
3 Portfolio Development: Creative Writing Eng280
6 Liberal Art Electives  
4 Electives Eng180 recommended
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  

Additional Information:

Course selection depends on transfer institution and math background.
 

Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-4 Hrd100, Hrd100A or Hrd110
3 Eng101; Eng100A & Eng100B
1 Health and Wellness
3-4 SUNY Gen Ed Math Course
3 SUNY Gen Ed Social Science
3 SUNY Gen Ed The Arts, Foreign Language or Humanities (ART, HUM, MUS, PHI, SPH, THR, Foreign Language)
1 ENG180
Second Semester
3 Eng108 or 109 recommended
1 ENG180
3 Humanities Elective (Other than English (ART, ASL, HUM, MUS, PHI, SPH, THR, Foreign Language)
4 SUNY Gen Ed Natural Science Lab Course
3 HIS 100-102
3 English Literature (ENG201-207, 209-211, 217-220, 226, 249-251)
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 English Literature (ENG201-207, 209-211, 217-220, 226, 249-251)
3 Creative Writing (ENG214, 215, 216, 233 or THR210)
3 HIS103 or HIS104
3 Liberal Arts Elective
3 Math or Science
1 Elective (ENG180 recommended)
Fourth Semester
3 Creative Writing (ENG214, 215, 216, 233 or THR210)
3 Liberal Arts Elective
3 Social Science (ANT101, 103, 105; ECO201, 202; PSC101, 102, 103; PSY101: SOC101)
3 ENG 280
3 Elective
1 Health and Wellness

 

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