Anoka Ramsey Community College Creative Writing AFA Transfer Guide

Transfer to MSUM BA in English

Quick Facts:

  • College credits applied = 60
  • Gen Ed/LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 6-7
  • Remaining requirements = 53-54

MN Transfer Curriculum/Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)

Goal Area Requirement
ARCC Courses
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
Goal Area Requirement
Written/Oral Communication
ARCC Courses
ENGL 1121 College Writing & Critical Reading (4 cr)
Goal Area
1
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 101 English Composition I
Goal Area Requirement
Written/Oral Communication
ARCC Courses
CMST 2215 Public Speaking (3 cr)
Goal Area
1
MSUM Equivalent
COMM 100 English Composition I
Goal Area Requirement
Humanities & Fine Arts
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2202 Intro to Study of Literature (3)
Goal Area
6, 7
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 300 Intro to Literary Studies

Additional Courses Needed in Goal Areas to Fulfill 42 Credits Total for Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)

Mimimum credits to complete LASC Goal Areas = 13 cr in addition to those earned with AFA

ARCC Courses
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2241 Intro to Creative Writing (3)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 288 Intro to Creative Writing (Category III Course)
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2251 Intro to Creative Writing for Stage & Screen (3)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 285 Scriptwriting
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2261 Intro to Creative Non-Fiction Writing (3)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 354 Non-Fiction Writing
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2271 Intro to Creative Writing for Children & Young Adults (3)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
Category V Course in Major
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2281 Writer’s Life: Publishing, Proposals & Grants (3)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 425 Grant Writing
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2291 Manuscript Development (3)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
Category V Course in Major
Program Electives (10 cr) Recommendations:
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2220 British Lit to 1800 (3)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 311 Major British Writers I*
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2230 American Lit to 1865 (3)
Goal Area
6, 7
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 371 Survey of American Lit I*
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2225 British Literature Since 1800 (3)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 312 Major British Writers II
OR
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2235 American Lit Since 1865 (3)
Goal Area
6, 7
MSUM Equivalent
ENGL 372 Survey of American Lit II (Category II Course)*
ARCC Courses
ENGL 2210 Global Literature (3)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
Category V Course in Major
ARCC Courses
Wellness Elective (3)
Goal Area
MSUM Equivalent
Elective

*These are required courses in the major. They will need to be completed at MSUM if the equivalent isn’t taken at ARCC.

Requirements Remaining to take at MSUM (60 cr)

Core Requirements:

  • ENGL 314 Topics in Shakespeare (3)
  • ENGL 380 World Literature (3)
  • ENGL 487 Advanced Technical Report Writing OR
  • ENGL 488 Advance Creative Writing (3)
  • ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing OR
  • ENGL 388 Creative Writing (Category IV)(3)
  • Category VI Elective (3)

Electives: (32 cr)

Take courses to bring the total credits earned to at least 120. Take several at the 300 or 400 level. since at least 40 credits must be upper division. The student may wish to use these credits toward a certificate or a minor.