Whatever your level of skill (beginning, intermediate or advanced) and whatever your particular need (to fulfill college writing requirements,
to improve your professional skills, or to hone your creative talent), the Western English Program has the perfect writing course for you. If
you are looking for a stimulating class to fulfill your Humanities requirement or seeking the pleasure and insight that great writers,
storytellers, and filmmakers have to give, the English Program offers a wide range of classes.
The Creative Writing certificate is a program for students to experience a wide range of creative writing genres, develop and improve as a
writer, and feel confident in transferring to a university level creative writing program. Through workshop methodology, studying professional
writers, and doing exercises, poems, stories, and essays, students will become well-rounded writers and readers of literature.
PROGRAMS and DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:
There are two program options for English. The Associate of Arts Degree requires 64-68 credits over 4 recommended semesters and the Certificate
requires 16 credits over multiple recommended semesters.
Below are the courses we offer that are most relevant to this program. Check the program options above to
see which courses are required. Courses in other academic areas are also required. Please view the College Catalog for course
descriptions not listed below.