BA in Creative Writing
A student planning to major in creative writing must complete ENGL 101 and ENGL 102 and thereafter complete 33 credit hours of coursework in English, including the following courses. A minimum of 24 credit hours must be taken at the upper-division (300 or above) level.
|ENGL 101||College English I||3|
|ENGL 102||College English II||3|
|ENGL 322||Origins of Western Literature||3|
|or ENGL 323||World Literature|
|ENGL 310||Nature of Poetry||3|
|ENGL 320||The Nature of Drama||3|
|or ENGL 330||The Nature of Fiction|
|Select an English literature class numbered 300 or above||3|
|ENGL 285||Introduction to Creative Writing 1||3|
|Select at least 12 credit hours from the following:||12|
|Fiction Writing 2|
|Poetry Writing 2|
|Creative Nonfiction Writing 2|
|Fiction Workshop 2|
|Poetry Workshop 2|
|Writer's Tutorial: Prose Fiction 2|
|Writer's Tutorial: Poetry 2|
Or university honors English courses (1–3)
|Select at least 6 credit hours of upper-division hours from any other area of emphasis within the department||6|
|Total Credit Hours||39|
To be completed with a grade of B- or better or receive departmental consent for further creative writing coursework.
May be repeated once for credit.
Students in the BA in creative writing program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by successful completion of one of two courses: ENGL 401 Fiction Workshop, or ENGL 403 Poetry Workshop.