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The English department provides Sinclair students with academic courses and programs in college composition, business and technical writing. Beyond basic grammar and structure, we also offer courses and programs focusing on literature and creative writing.

Regardless of your area of interest, our academic writing programs will help you to develop skills key to your future success.

This program might be for you if:

  • You are interested in learning more about English and effective communication.
  • You enjoy reading and writing or even are looking for a way to express your creativity.
  • You would like to explore the history of literature and communication.
  • You plan to transfer to a four-year university or college to further your liberal arts studies.

We work to help you meet your written communication needs through a wide range of activities and instructional methods. Our program also supports the general education requirements for the vast array of degree-granting programs throughout the college by offering foundational courses, as well as tutorial and support services in Sinclair’s Writing Center.

Degree Programs

Creative Writing - Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts in Creative Writing is designed for students who are planning to transfer to a four-year program in creative writing or a related field. The curriculum fulfills the freshman and sophomore general education requirements of most four-year colleges and universities. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

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English - Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts in English is designed for students who are planning to transfer to a four year program in English or a related field. The curriculum fulfills the freshman and sophomore general education requirements of most four-year colleges and universities. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

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Transfer Opportunities

Make the most of your education by starting at Sinclair Community College. Our quality programs and low tuition make it a great place to start even if you intend to further your education beyond an associate degree or certificate. You would be surprised at the money you could save by completing your first two years of study at Sinclair—just take a look at our low tuition and see the savings for yourself. You can also learn more by visiting Sinclair’s Transfer Web site »

Articulation & Transfer Agreements

Sinclair works directly with many four-year schools in Ohio and beyond to ensure the college credit you earn will transfer easily to those schools. By developing articulation agreements, formal agreements between colleges detailing the recognition of college credit between the schools, you will know you are meeting the requirements needed at the four-year school of your choice. Learn more about articulation and transfer »

Ohio Transfer Module

The Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science degree programs fulfill the requirements for the Ohio Transfer Module at other public colleges and universities. Students in applied associate degree programs may complete some individual transfer module courses within their degree program or continue beyond their program to complete the entire transfer module.

Upon completion of the Ohio Transfer Module, students will be able to enter most Ohio four-year colleges and universities as a junior with your general education requirements completed. Find out more about the Ohio Transfer Module »

Transferring Individual Classes

In addition to transferring with a degree, college credit for many courses, including some of the English program requirements, are accepted at other colleges and universities. Learn more about course equivalency »

General Agreements

While at Sinclair, if you plan to complete any associate degree program, there are agreements in place to help you easily transfer into a variety of bachelor’s degree completion programs.

Your transfer opportunities
may include:

  • Antioch University McGregor
  • Franklin University
  • Kaplan University
  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Ohio University
  • Purdue University
  • Strayer University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Wright State University
  • and more…

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Please Note: Sinclair continues to work with other colleges and universities to provide more opportunities through new articulation and transfer agreements. Please consult with an academic advisor for the most up-to-date information.

Related Programs

Sinclair Community College offers a wide variety of certificate and degree programs. With so many to choose from, we are sure that you can find a program that suits your needs. If you are interested in the English programs, you might also be interested in learning more about these programs at Sinclair: