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Western State College of Colorado Articulation Agreement

Arapahoe Community College

Associate of Arts: Creative Writing Emphasis

Western State Colorado University

Bachelor of Arts: English – Creative Writing Emphasis

(2013-2014 Catalog)

 

Section 1: Degree/Program Requirements

  1. A. Institutional graduation requirements for this degree program:

    The graduation requirements for transfer students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English – Creative Writing Emphasis at Western State Colorado University (Western) will be no different than the graduation requirements for a native student, including the minimum number of semester hours required for graduation.   Therefore, all students must complete a minimum of 120 credits, 40 of which must be upper-division courses. Students who successfully complete the following courses will receive an AA degree from Arapahoe Community College (ACC) and a BA from Western.

  2. B. Required courses in Major, including prerequisites and required supporting courses:

ACC Requirements:

ENG 121, 122, 221, 222, 289................................................................................................................ 13

COM 115 or 125 .....................................................................................................................................    3

MAT 120 ..................................................................................................................................................    3

ENG 215 or 226 or 227 or 228 or 230 or 238 or 215........................................................................    6

Three classes from list of electives.......................................................................................................    9

State Guaranteed Education Requirements from Natural Sciences..............................................    8

State Guaranteed Ed Reqs from the Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences...........   18

ACC Total.................................................................................................................................................    60

Western Requirements:

COM 241, 343.........................................................................................................................................     6

ENG 250, 358, 371, 394, 405, 445, 494..............................................................................................    21

ENG 372, 373, 374, 463 (choose two).................................................................................................     6

ENG 384, 385, 464 (choose two) .........................................................................................................      6

Upper-division electives……………………………………………………………………….    7

General electives………………………………………………………………………………. 14

Western Total...........................................................................................................................................   60

Students transferring to Western will be allowed to use the Western Catalog of the same year they entered ACC as long as all requirements are completed within six years of entering Arapahoe Community College.  All ACC requirements listed above must be posted on ACC’s transcript prior to students enrolling at Western or this agreement is null and void.

Section II: Transfer of Credit

    1. Grade Eligibility
  1. Only academic courses with a letter grade of “C-” or better will be accepted for transfer; courses with grades of “F,” “D,” “IP,” “I,” “AU,” and “Z” are not transferable. If a pass/fail or satisfactory/unsatisfactory course is taken, the grade must be “C” or better to be satisfactory/or pass.
  2. Treatment of Advanced Placement (AP), CLEP and national standardized test scores, or other non-traditional methods of awarding credit are outlined in the Western Catalog.
  3. Western will accept all approved credits earned within 10 years of transfer. Courses earned more than 10 years earlier may be evaluated on an individual basis.
  4. Western restricts the transferability of non-traditional programs.  Restrictions are outlined in the Western Catalog.