Program Details

Career Program

Arts & Sciences - English/Creative Writing

Program Information:

Associate of Arts

Advisor: Dr. Jody Nusholtz • Phone: 410-386-8221 • Email:

Graduates of the Arts and Sciences program at Carroll Community College are well positioned to transfer to four-year colleges and universities in Maryland as well as other states. The courses in the program are transfer oriented and form the basis of a solid foundation in the liberal arts. By using the online ARTSYS program, students can plan a course of study that will transfer seamlessly to a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.

Recommended Creative Writing Electives (any 29 elective credits needed to graduate):

 ENGL-110  Introduction to Creative Writing  3 credits
 ENGL-220  Creative Writing Workshop 1  3 credits
 ENGL-221  Creative Writing Workshop 2  3 credits
 ENGL-298  Creative Non-Fiction  3 credits


Other Recommended Electives

 ENGL-202  Modern World Writers  3 credits
 ENGL-205  Southern Writers  3 credits
 ENGL-211  Voices in American Literature  3 credits
 ENGL-240  British Literature since 1798  3 credits
 ENGL-245  Modern English Grammar (Fall Term only)  3 credits
   Refer to ARTSYS and the receiving institution’s
 catalog to select transferable courses (especially
 foreign language and English grammar course
 3 credits
General Education Requirements
 Arts and Humanities 
 (Fine and Performing Arts area, recommended)
 3 credits
 Arts and Humanities 
 (Foreign Language, recommended)
 3 credits
 Biological and Physical Sciences  7 - 8 credits
 Emerging Issues  3 credits
 English Composition and Literature  6 credits
 Mathematics (MATH-121 or MATH-123, recommended)  3 - 5 credits
 Social and Behavioral Sciences  6 credits
Total Credits   60

 Diversity/ World View requirement met (ENGL-102).

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