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Creative Writing Emphasis

This disciplinary emphasis also requires:

Supporting Courses12
Expository Writing 1
Introduction to Creative Writing
Literary Studies
And 3 credits of Literature (see Literature emphasis course list for choices)
Upper-Level Courses24
Intermediate Creative Writing (minimum of 3 credits, is repeatable up to 6 credits)
Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop
Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop
Creative Nonfiction Writing
Practicum in Literary Publishing 2
Practicum in Literary Publishing
Upper-level Literature courses (choose a minimum of 12 credits): 3
The English Novel: 1700 to the1850's
The English Novel: 1850's to the Present
Major Drama
Major Poetry
Topics in Literary Criticism
Major American Prose Fiction
Literary Themes
Literary Eras
American Ethnic Literature
World Literatures
History of the English Language
African American Literature
Major Author(s)
Total Credits36

Satisfied for students with ACT English score of 32 or higher.


If ENGLISH 224 is taken to fulfill an upper-level requirement, an additional 3 credits must be taken from the upper-level Literature elective course list above.


Some courses may vary by topic, so some of the above may be repeated for credit if the topic differs. See adviser for recommendations.