Associate of Arts Degree - Creative Writing Program Requirements

  • Intakes: Campus Terms Full/Part Time
      North Vancouver Fall Both
    English Requirement   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 6.00
    Required: 6.00
    ENGL 100 Academic Writing Strategies 3.00  
    ENGL 103 Studies in Contemporary Literature 3.00  
    Arts Courses 100-Level Electives - six credits maximum in one subject area (excludes English)   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 18.00
    Choose 18.00 credits of electives: 18.00
    Humanities Electives 6.00  
    Humanities or Social Science Electives 6.00  
    Social Science Electives 6.00  
    Arts Courses 200-Level Electives - credits must be in at least two subject areas   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 18.00
    Required: 3.00
    ENGL 207 Literary Theory and Criticism 3.00  
    Choose 6.00 credits from the following list: 6.00
    ENGL 290 Creative Writing: Letter and Line 3.00  
    ENGL 291 Creative Writing: Narrative Fictions 3.00  
    ENGL 292 Creative Writing: Children's Literature 3.00  
    ENGL 293 Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction 3.00  
    ENGL 295 Special Topics in Creative Writing 3.00  
    ENGL 296 Creative Writing: Writing for the Stage 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    Humanities or Social Science Elective (excludes English) 3.00  
    Choose 6.00 credits from the following list: 6.00
    Recommended for English Majors: English 200, 201, 203 or 205
    Humanities or Social Science Elective 6.00  
    Science Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 9.00
    Choose 3.00 credits of electives: 3.00
    Mathematics or Computer Science or Statistics Elective 100-Level or higher (PSYC 213 may be used) 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits of electives: 3.00
    Laboratory Science (requires minimum 2 hour per week lab and excludes any courses in Applied Science or Computing Science) 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits of electives: 3.00
    Science Elective 3.00  
    University Transferable Elective   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 9.00
    Total Program Credits 60.00
    Required: 6.00
    ENGL 190 Creative Writing I 3.00  
    ENGL 191 Creative Writing II 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    Recommended for English Majors: English 200, 201, 203 or 205
    ENGL 107 First Nations Literature and Film 3.00  
    ENGL 109 Contemporary Issues in Literature and Culture 3.00  
    ENGL 200 English Literature from Beowulf to Paradise Lost 3.00  
    ENGL 201 English Literature Since 1660 3.00  
    ENGL 203 Canadian Literature 3.00  
    ENGL 205 Modern American Literature 3.00  
    ENGL 208 Studies in Fiction 3.00  
    ENGL 213 World Literature in English 3.00  
    ENGL 217 Literature on the Edge 3.00  
    ENGL 218 The Art of Children's Literature 3.00  
    ENGL 219 Reel Lit: Literature into Film 3.00  
    ENGL 290 Creative Writing: Letter and Line 3.00  
    ENGL 291 Creative Writing: Narrative Fictions 3.00  
    ENGL 292 Creative Writing: Children's Literature 3.00  
    ENGL 293 Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction 3.00  
    ENGL 295 Special Topics in Creative Writing 3.00  
    ENGL 296 Creative Writing: Writing for the Stage 3.00  

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