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School of Media and the Arts

 

Liberal Arts and Science / Humanities and Social Science

“As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.” — Henry David Thoreau

Writing Concentration

Courses Include: Writing Research in the Discipline, Creative Writing, Writing for the Media or Journalism Practicum, Professional Writing Practicum, Technical Writing.

 

This concentration is designed for Liberal Arts A.A. students who are interested in graduating with an emphasis in written communication for future employment needs or transfer. Students in this concentration experience varied writing classes in order to understand fundamental differences between writing disciplines and/or to help select writing programs upon transfer.

Literature Concentration

Courses Include: World Literature, American Literature, English Literature,Shakespeare, Children’s Literature, Contemporary American Novels, Poetry: Poems and Poets, The Bible as Literature, Women and Writing, Film and Literature, Mythology, African-American Literature, Traditions, Folklore, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Native American Myth, Legend and Literature.

 

This concentration in Literature is designed for transfer preparation toward a bachelor’s degree in English Studies or English Education. Graduates may prepare for work as teachers, enter the field of publishing, write for journals, magazines, and online publications, earn graduate research degrees, enter law school, start their own businesses, or find their calling in the political sphere, working for non-profits, foundations, or government agencies.