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Creative Writing CRWE.S.AA

Associate of Arts - 60 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: English
Effective as of Fall 2017

The Creative Writing program at Sinclair is based on exploring the genres of creative writing such as poetry and fiction, as well as novel writing. Again, the program is designed for those students planning to transfer to a four-year program in creative writing, English, or a related field.

What is the program about?

The Creative Writing Program is designed specifically for students interested in studying how to write original creative work, including poetry, fiction, and narrative. Students hone their writing skills and learn about the world of publishing in this program, as well. Graduates of this program are well-prepared to transfer to a four-year college or university to continue their studies. 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.

Program Outcomes

  • Create works in a workshop environment that are polished enough to meet standards for publication.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking in the context of critiquing and revising creative works.
  • Demonstrate skills in multiple creative writing genres. i.e.: poetry, short fiction, and novel writing.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program are well-prepared to transfer to a four-year university. Graduates are also well-prepared to pursue a variety of writing and editing employment opportunities.


Completion of this program guarantees completion of the Ohio Transfer Module (OTM). OTM courses are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Ohio on a course-by-course basis or in total.


Course Title Credits
Any Course in Catalog Elective 6
Multicultural Elective 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENG 1201 English Composition II 3
ENG 2255 Poetry Writing 3
ENG 2256 Fiction Writing 3
ENG 2259 Novel Writing 3
ENG 2262 Writing to Publish 3
(COM 2206 OR COM 2211 OR COM 2225) 3
Ohio Transfer Module: Any Group 6
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 6
Ohio Transfer Module: Mathematics Elective 3
Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 6
Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 9
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule
This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.