Department of English

Bachelor of Arts - English: Creative Writing Emphasis

Degree Requirements - 2012-present

General Education Core (32-33 credits)
University Requirements (3 credits)
Bachelor of Arts Requirement - Foreign Language (16 credits)
1010 Foreign Language 4
1020 Foreign Language 4
2010 Foreign Language 4
2020 Foreign Language 4
English Core Requirements (6 credits)
ENGL 2400 Introduction to Literary Studies 3
ENGL 2600 Introduction to Critical Literature and Theory 3
Creative Writing Core (21 credits)
ENGL 2020 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENGL 3010 Intermediate Poetry Writing 3
ENGL 3030 Intermediate Fiction Writing 3
ENGL 3040 Intermediate Creative Nonfiction Writing 3
ENGL 3290 Contemporary Literature 3
ENGL 4140 Topics in Creative Writing 3
ENGL 4810 Creative Writing Senior Capstone 3
Literature Options (9 credits)
ENGL 3210, 3230, OR 3250   3
ENGL 3220, 3240, OR 3260   3
ENGL 4110, 4210, 4310, 4320, OR 4510   3
Department Electives (6 credits minimum)
ENGL 1120 Introduction to Grammar 3
ENGL 2230 Introduction to Mythology 3
ENGL 2210 Introduction to Folklore 3
ENGL 3110 Literature and Film 3
ENGL 3270 World Literature: Non-Western 3
ENGL 4410 Advanced Study of Critical Methods 3
ENGL 4890 Internship 1 to 12
Any 4000-level literature course 3
Advanced Creative Writing Workshop (6 credits minimum)
ENGL 4010 Advanced Poetry Writing 3
ENGL 4020 Advanced Fiction Writing 3
ENGL 4030 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing 3
Free Electives (21 credits)
TOTAL CREDITS = 120-121

Degree Requirements - prior to 2012

Core Required Classes
ENGL 2200
or
ENGL 2240
Introduction to Literature and Culture

Introduction to Poetry
3
ENGL 2600 Introduction to Critical Methods 3
Required Courses
ENGL 2020 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENGL 3010 Intermediate Poetry Writing 3
ENGL 3030 Intermediate Fiction Writing 3
Plus three of the following
ENGL 4010 Advanced Poetry Writing 3
ENGL 4020 Advanced Fiction Writing 3
ENGL 4030 Creative Non-fiction Writing 3
ENGL 4040 Playwriting 3

Plus - at least 18 hours from the 3000 and 4000 level literature courses. At least one course must be a 4000 level literature course.

Comment: No course for which a grade lower than a C- is received may be counted for any major or minor emphasis in the department