English Department

The English department strives to give students opportunities for real-world experience. Not only does the college offer an Associate of Science transfer degree in English, but they have the chance to work as peer mentors in the writing center, promote the program, edit and produce The Clackamas Literary Review and help plan CCC's annual creative writing conference, Compose.

Additional academic resources include Testing and Placement Services and Placement Advising for Student Success (PASS).

English Programs

A.S. Associates of Science transfer degree (Two years)

Compose Creative Writing Conference

Compose is an annual workshop series open to budding writers, lovers of literature and anyone interested in telling a story. Held in the spring at our Oregon City campus, this low-cost conference teaches attendees how to tell stories in meaningful ways, giving them the opportunity to network, share ideas and learn from special guest speakers including writers, poets and publishers.

Compose Conference 2019

Saturday, May 18, 2019

At this year's conference, take workshops on fiction, nonfiction, poetry, publishing and more!

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Carol Burnell


English Department

Rita Shaw

Carol Burnell