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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Major/Creative Writing Concentration (Bachelor of Arts)

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125

Freshman - Credits: 32

  • Foreign Language  (Cr: 6)
  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • English Electives   (Cr: 6)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 32-33

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Global Issues General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3-4)
  • Creative Writing Electives  (Cr: 6)  
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3) 
  • Creative Writing Electives  (Cr: 9)
  • General Education Electives  (Cr: 6)
  • English Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Literature Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Multicultural Literature Elective  (Cr: 3)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Creative Writing Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives   (Cr: 6)
    (must be above the 100 level)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)

English Electives

Students choose three courses prefixed ENG or from the following list:

Multicultural Literature Electives

Students choose one of the following multicultural literature-based courses.

Learning Outcomes

In addition to fulfilling the outcomes of the English program, students completing the creative writing concentration will:

  • Create work that possesses a distinctive authorial voice, achieved through language and imagery and/or original exploration of topic or theme.
  • Experiment and take risks in a variety of forms (e.g. poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, plays and screenplays).
  • Produce an original body of work such as a collection of short stories or poems, a novella or a screenplay.

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