Liberal Arts AA and AS Degrees

Emphasis Area – English and Literature Including Creative Writing

If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in English and Literature you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

English and Literature Courses
ENG221 Creative Writing 3 $533.25
ENG230 Creative Writing: Fiction 3 $533.25
HUM140 Shakespeare: Dramatist, Psychologist, Historian 3 $533.25
HUM141 J.R.R. Tolkien: Mythology and Methodology 3 $533.25
LIT101 Introduction to Literature 3 $533.25
LIT133 Minority Voices in U.S. Literature 3 $533.25
LIT189 Women and Literature 3 $533.25
LIT949 Special Topics 1 $177.75

Course Cost Calculation:
2017–2018 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Career Opportunities

Skills gained in the English and Literature emphasis area can be easily applied to many career areas including:

  • Publishing
  • Copy Editing
  • Publications
  • The Arts
  • Advertising
  • Journalism

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