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Literature, Creative Writing, Journalism, Composition Classes


English courses will help you build skills in communication, critical thinking, and interpretation. Majoring in English, creative writing, or journalism can lead to careers in the arts, journalism, communication, management, teaching, or law.

Composition courses required for the Associate in Arts (AA) transfer degree, English 101 and 102, emphasize analysis, critical reading, and academic writing.

Courses in literature, creative writing, and journalism count as humanities distribution credits for your AA. These courses can help you broaden your knowledge of the human experience and learn about different cultures.


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Degree Credits Time to Complete Average Cost*
Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer degree 90 18 months $8,460

*Average costs include tuition based on WA state resident full-time enrollment. It does not include fees. The costs may vary.

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