Creative Writing

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 63-64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0).

For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • COM 111 Voice and Diction
  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Reading Literature
  • ENG 103 Composition II
  • ENG 110 Introduction to Creative Writing
  • ENG 203 World Literature I
  • ENG 225 Literary Journal Publishing
  • ENG 231 Fiction Writing
  • ENG 232 Creative Non-Fiction Writing
  • ENG 233 Poetry Writing

General Education

  • DIG 100 Introduction to Digital Media
  • ENG 255 Creative Writing Capstone
  • FYS 110 First Year Seminar in Humanities OR FYS 125 First Year Seminar in The Arts
  • HPE/THE 181 Mime: Physical Therapy and Movement
  • 3 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral
  • 3 credit hours of General Electives
  • 3 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved course in World (Foreign) Language*
  • 6-7 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics or Natural Sciences (Must include at least one Mathematics and one Natural Sciences course)
  • HIS 110 Early United States History OR HIS 111 Modern United States History OR THE 220 Theatre History: Greeks Through the 18th Century OR THE 225 Theater History: Romantics to Contemporary
  • 3 credit hours SUNY General Education approved course in of Social Sciences OR History

SUNY General Education Electives

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FLCC Language Placement Guide

*For assistance with choosing language courses that are appropriate to your language experience, check out FLCC's Language Placement GuideAdobe Acrobat, PDF.