Degrees

Certificate of Performance

This certificate is designed for students who want to hone their writing skills by participating in creative writing workshops and immersing themselves in literature and also for students preparing portfolios for 4-year colleges. Only two creative writing classes may be transferred to SDSU for the English major. However, the certificate also includes transfer general education courses, and other creative writing courses may transfer as electives.

Units Courses
Select two courses from:
3 ENGL 245A Writing Creative Nonfiction
3 ENGL 247 Writing Seminar - Poetry OR
ENGL 252A Fundamentals of Fiction Writing
3 ENGL 252B Intermediate Fiction Writing
3 ENGL 249 Introduction to Creative Writing
Select two courses from:
3 BLAS 155 African American Literature
3 CHIC 135 Chicana/o Literature
3 ENGL 208 Introduction to Literature
3 ENGL 210 American Literature I
3 ENGL 211 American Literature II
3 ENGL 215 English Literature I: 800-1799
3 ENGL 216 English Literature II: 1800 - Present
3 ENGL 220 Masterpieces of World Literature I: 1500 BCE - 1600 CE
3 ENGL 221 Masterpieces of World Literature II: 1600 - Present
3 ENGL 230 Asian American Literature
3 ENGL 240 Shakespeare
Select one course from:
3 ENGL 245A Writing Creative Nonfiction
3 ENGL 252A Fundamentals of Fiction Writing
3 ENGL 252B Intermediate Fiction Writing
3 BLAS 155 African American Literature
3 CHIC 135 Chicana/o Literature
3 ENGL 208 Introduction to Literature
3 ENGL 210 American Literature I
3 ENGL 211 American Literature II
3 ENGL 215 English Literature I: 800-1799
3 ENGL 216 English Literature II: 1800 - Present
3 ENGL 220 Masterpieces of World Literature I: 1500 BCE - 1600 CE
3 ENGL 221 Masterpieces of World Literature II: 1600 - Present
3 ENGL 230 Asian American Literature
3 ENGL 240 Shakespeare
3 ENGL 247 Writing Seminar - Poetry
3 ENGL 249 Introduction to Creative Writing
15 = Total Units

Associate in Arts

Transfer Information

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses required for the university major and the general education pattern required by that transfer institution. See the San Diego Mesa College catalog TRANSFER INFORMATION section. Additional courses may be required to meet university lower-division requirements.

Course requirements at the transfer institution are subject to change and may be verified by a counselor or by consulting the current university catalog. Many Baccalaureate in Arts degrees require third semester competency in a foreign language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.

Please Note: This information is for informal use only! This is a converted electronic copy of the official printed college catalog. Every effort has been made to ensure this information is up to date and accurate, but the college catalog is the authoritative source.