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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts/Academic Transfer - Creative Writing (LTCAA)

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Award: Associate in Arts Degree
Program Location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, Fremont Center, Sarpy Center, South Omaha Campus, Online

A student completing an Associates of Arts in Creative Writing will recognize, define, and execute core elements of craft across multiple genres, be familiar with the literary canon as well as schools/trends in contemporary literature, participate in and foster writing communities based on the mutual exchange of support and actionable feedback, and confidently present their own work orally and for publication.

Recommended Program Map   

Click here  to see the recommended Program Map for this degree. Courses are listed by quarter to show the fastest path to your degree and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a quarter, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your map, please call 531-622-2400.

Graduation Requirements
General Education: 36.0
Major Requirements: 60.0
Total credit hours required: 96

The following General Education courses are recommended for Creative Writing (LTCAA): Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness: Choose 1 of the following for the Humanities option: ARTS 1110 , ARTS 1120 , HUMS 1000 , or HUMS 2310  

Major Requirements for Associate in Fine Arts - Creative Writing

Foreign Language

Complete 15 credit hours in one or more languages from the Humanities Transfer Course List offerings.

Associate in Arts General Education Requirements (36.0 credit hrs.)

The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Arts degree (AA). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.

*To optimize credit transfer, please select general education course options for Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness and Scientific Inquiry from the Transfer Course  list and consult with your MCC advisor and an advisor at the institution you are planning to transfer to for more specific requirements. 


3 Courses needed     13.5 credit hrs.


1 Course needed     4.5 - 5.0 credit hours

  • MATH 1300  - Introduction to Mathematical and Computational Thinking 4.5 Credits


  • MATH 1305 ​  - Quantitative Literacy 4.5 Credits



  • MATH 1425  - Pre-Calculus Algebra 5.0 Credits

*Based on the Math Course you select, pre-requisities may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

2 courses needed     9.0 credit hours

Select 1 Humanities and 1 Social Sciences course from the General Education course options in the current course catalog.


Scientific Inquiry

1 Course needed     4.5 - 6.0 credit hrs.

Select 1 course from the Natural Sciences General Education courses in the current course catalog.

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy

1 Course     4.5

Select one of the following courses.

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