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2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Creative Writing Transfer Major, AA

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CIP 240101 (AACW)

This program is designed to transfer exclusively to Adam State University’s BA in Creative Writing.

The program nurtures beginning and experienced writers with a comprehensive program of creative writing and literature courses. Students are the opportunity to explore multiple genres in creative writing and sharpen critical thinking and analytical skills through the study of past and contemporary literary masters.

Career paths for Creative Writing graduates include authorship, journalism, public relations writing, and self-publication.

A full time student can complete this Associate of Arts (AA) degree in two years. This degree prepares students to transfer to a four-year university to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Creative Writing.

To be successful, students should have a foundation in writing, a passion for storytelling, and an interest in publishing your creative work.

Program Requirements

General Education Courses (38 credit hours)

Written Communication (6 credit hours)

Mathematics (4 credit hours)

Arts and Humanities (6 credit hours)

  • GT Pathways Arts & Humanities must be from two different GT Categories: (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, or GT-AH4) 6 Credits

History (3 credit hours)

  • GT Pathways History course (GT-HI1) 3 Credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credit hours)

  • GT Pathways Social & Behavioral Sciences Categories (GT-SS1, GT-SS2 or GT-SS3) 6 Credits

Natural and Physical Sciences (7 credit hours)

  • GT Pathways Natural & Physical Science Categories: SC1-SC2 (3 credits)
  • GT Pathways Natural & Physical Science with Lab Category: SC1 (4 credits)

Student Option (3 credit hours)

  • GT Pathways Arts & Humanities courses (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, or GT-AH4), OR Social & Behavioral Science courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2 or GT-SS3), OR History (GT HI1) 3 Credits

Major Required Courses (16 credit hours)

Choose from the following:

Total: 60 credit hours

All courses required for this degree must be completed with a “C” or better to be considered for transfer to another Colorado institution. Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.

Graduation Requirements

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