Creative Writing A.A.

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Craft beautiful prose

Learn how to create moving, provocative written pieces that will have readers coming back for more. Designed to the standards of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP), this degree helps you take the next step in your creative career.

What You'll Learn

Work on story development and writing your next piece in classes like screenwriting, creative non-fiction, fiction, and more. We've got a variety of courses from poetry to playwriting so you can hone your skills in your favorite genre. 

You can't write the next big hit without being able to critically analyze different types of literature. You'll also be experimenting with your writing style and developing your portfolio


Where You'll Go

We have transfer pathways in place with SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Oswego, and LeMoyne so that you can transition seamlessly into a four-year program.

This flexible degree can have you working as an author, public relations specialist, copywriter, or even a teacher. The possibilities are endless -- some students even go on to be computer software developers!