College of Arts & Sciences
Curriculum
Major Requirements
To declare a creative writing major, students must have a 2.5 minimum GPA in ENGL 1201 Core English I and ENGL 1202 Core English II, or gain permission of the chair of the Department of English. ENGL 1201 and 1202 are prerequisites for all advanced courses.
 
NOTE: ENGL 1201-1202 and either 2101-2102 or 2103-2104 can be used toward the requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum, as well as the requirements of the creative writing major.

Introductory Requirements

                                                                                       
ENGL 1201
Core English I
3
ENGL 1202
Core English II
3

Advanced Requirements

                                                                                                                                                                                                     
ENGL 2204
Introduction to Literary Studies
3
ENGL 2511
Introduction to Creative Writing
3
ENGL 2101/2102
Great Books I/II (choose one)
3
ENGL 2103/2104
American Literature I/II (choose one)
3
ENGL 2111/2112
British Literature I/II (choose one)
3
ENGL 5011
Senior Seminar
3
Advanced Electives
(At least one must be a writing course and one must be a literature course.)
9


Students will select either the Poetry concentration or the Fiction concentration

I. Poetry Concentration:

                                                                                                             
ENGL 2512
Creative Writing Poetry
3
ENGL 3512
Advanced Poetry
3
ENGL 3516
Contemporary Poetry
3

II. Fiction Concentration

                                                                                                             
ENGL 2513
Creative Writing Fiction
3
ENGL 3513
Advanced Fiction
3
ENGL 3414
Contemporary Fiction
3

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