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 or Eng100 A & B
3

SUNY GEN ED Basic Communication

 

Eng102, Eng103, Eng104, Eng105, Eng106, Eng107, Eng108, Eng109 or Eng110;

Eng108 Writing in and about Literature or

Eng109 Elements of Creative Writing

recommended

3 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics  
4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science lab science  
3 Mathematics or Science   
2 Health and Wellness

PED activity course, Avs101, Avs102, Bio114, Bio115, Hed103, Hed104, Hed108, Ped172 or Sci161

3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization His100, His101 or His102
3 SUNY GEN ED American History His103 or His104
6

SUNY GEN ED Social Science

Ant101, Ant103, Ant105,

Eco201, Eco 202,

Psc101, Psc102, Psc103,

Psy101 or Soc101

3

SUNY GEN ED The Arts,

SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language or

SUNY GEN ED Humanities (Other than English)

 
3

ANY Humanities (Other than English)

Art, Asl, Hum, Mus, Phi, Sph, Thr or Foreign Language
2 Visting Writer's Symposium Eng180
6

English Literature

Eng201-207, Eng209-211, Eng217-220, Eng226, Eng249-251 (Prereq Required)
6 Creative Writing Eng214, Eng215, Eng216, Eng233 or Thr210
3 Portfolio Development: Creative Writing Eng280 (Prereq Required)
6 Liberal Arts  
4 Electives Eng180 Visiting Writers Symposium recommended
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  

 

Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-4 Hrd100, Hrd100A or Hrd110
3 Eng101 or Eng100 A & B
3-4 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics
3 Ant101, Ant103, Ant105, Eco201, Eco202, Psc101, Psc102, Psc103, Psy101 or Soc101
3 SUNY GEN ED Ed The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language or SUNY GEN ED Humanities (Other than English)
1 Eng180
1 Health and Wellness
Second Semester
3 Eng102 - Eng110 (Eng108 or Eng109 recommended)
1 Eng180
3 Humanities (Other than English) - See Note 1
3 His100, His101 or His102
4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science lab science
3 Eng201-207, Eng209-211, Eng217-220, Eng226, Eng249-251
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 Eng201-207, Eng209-211, Eng217-220, Eng226, Eng249-251
3 Eng214, Eng215, Eng216, Eng233 or Thr210
3 His103 or His104
3 Mathematics or Science
3 Liberal Arts
1 Elective (Eng180 recommended)
Fourth Semester
3 Eng214, Eng215, Eng216, Eng233 or Thr210
3 Eng280
3 Ant101, Ant103, Ant105, Eco201, Eco202, Psc101, Psc102, Psc103, Psy101 or Soc101
1 Health and Wellness
3 Liberal Arts
3 Electives

NOTES:

1. Humanities electives include courses from Art, Asl, Hum, Mus, Phi, Sph, Thr and Foreign Languages.

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 or Eng100 A & B
3

SUNY GEN ED Basic Communication

 

ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110;

ENG108 Writing in and about Literature or

ENG109 Elements of Creative Writing

recommended

3 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics  
4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science lab science  
3 Mathematics or Science   
2 Health and Wellness

PED activity course, AVS101, AVS102, BIO114, BIO115, HED103, HED104, HED108, PED172 or SCI161

3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization HIS100, HIS101 or HIS102
3 SUNY GEN ED American History HIS103 or HIS104
6

SUNY GEN ED Social Science

ANT101, ANT103, ANT105,

ECO201, ECO202,

PSC101, PSC102, PSC103,

PSY101 or SOC101

3

SUNY GEN ED The Arts,

SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language or

SUNY GEN ED Humanities (Other than English)

 
3

ANY Humanities (Other than English)

Art, Asl, Hum, Mus, Phi, Sph, Thr or Foreign Language
2 Visting Writer's Symposium ENG180
6

English Literature

ENG201-207, ENG209-211, ENG217-220, ENG226, ENG249-251 (Prereq Required)
6 Creative Writing ENG214, ENG215, ENG216, ENG233 or THR210

3 Portfolio Development: Creative Writing ENG280 (Prereq Required)
6 Liberal Arts  
4 Electives ENG180 Visiting Writers Symposium recommended
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  

 

Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-4 HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101 or Eng100 A & B
3-4 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics
3 ANT101, ANT103, ANT105, ECO201, ECO202, PSC101, PSC102, PSC103, PSY101 or SOC101
3 SUNY GEN ED Ed The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language or SUNY GEN ED Humanities (Other than English)
1 ENG180
1 Health and Wellness
Second Semester
3 ENG102 - ENG110 (ENG108 or ENG109 recommended)
1 ENG180
3 Humanities (Other than English) - See Note 1
3 HIS100, HIS101 or HIS102
4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science lab science
3 ENG201-207, ENG209-211, ENG217-220, ENG226, ENG249-251
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 ENG201-207, ENG209-211, ENG217-220, ENG226, ENG249-251
3 ENG214, ENG215, ENG216, ENG233 or THR210

3 HIS103 or HIS104
3 Mathematics or Science
3 Liberal Arts
1 Elective (ENG180 recommended)
Fourth Semester
3 ENG214, ENG215, ENG216, ENG233 or THR210

3 ENG280
3 ANT101, ANT103, ANT105, ECO201, ECO202, PSC101, PSC102, PSC103, PSY101 or SOC101
1 Health and Wellness
3 Liberal Arts
3 Electives

NOTES:

1. Humanities electives include courses from Art, Asl, Hum, Mus, Phi, Sph, Thr and Foreign Languages.

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