English Transfer Guide

  • Anoka Ramsey Community College
    Creative Writing AFA

    to MSUM English BA with Emphasis in Writing

    Quick Facts: College credits applied = 60
    Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 6-7
    Other requirements = 53 - 54

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

    Goal Area Requirement Recommended ARCC Courses Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Written/ Oral Communication ENGL 1121 College Writing & Critical Reading (4 cr) 1 ENGL 101 English Composition I
    CMST 2215 Public Speaking (3 cr) 1 COMM 100 English Composition I
    Humanities & Fine Arts ENGL 2202 Intro to Study of Literature (3) 6, 7 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
    Requirements for Major Required ARCC Courses Goal If Applicable MSUM Equivalent
      ENGL 2241 Intro to Creative Writing (3)   ENGL 288 Intro to Creative Writing (Category III Course)
      ENGL 2251 Intro to Creative Writing for Stage & Screen (3)   ENGL 285 Scriptwriting
      ENGL 2261 Intro to Creative Non-Fiction Writing (3)   ENGL 354 Non-Fiction Writing
      ENGL 2271 Intro to Creative Writing for Children & Young Adults (3)   Category V Course in Major
      ENGL 2281 Writer’s Life: Publishing, Proposals & Grants (3)    ENGL 425 Grant Writing
      ENGL 2291 Manuscript Development (3)   Category V Course in Major
    Program Electives (10 cr)
    Recommendations:
    ENGL 2220 British Lit to 1800 (3)   ENGL 311 Major British Writers I*
    ENGL 2230 American Lit to 1865 (3) 6, 7 ENGL 371 Survey of American Lit I*
    ENGL 2225 British Literature Since 1800 (3)   ENGL 312 Major British Writers II
    OR ENGL 2235 American Lit Since 1865 (3) 6, 7 ENGL 372 Survey of American Lit II (Category II Course)*
    ENGL 2210 Global Literature (3)   Category V Course in Major
      Wellness Elective (3)   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.