Creative Writing

Major Requirements

A minimum of 10 courses:

  • Five courses at the 100 or 200 level, to include English 250, two introductory creative writing courses (201, 241, 242, 243, 244, or 295), and two literature courses.
  • Five courses at the 300 or 400 level.  These five courses must include a Senior Seminar (English 450)  Two courses must be taken under the Studies in Advanced Writing (AW) rubric, with no more than two courses in any of the studies areas:  Advanced Writing (AW), Applied Theory (AT), Author Studies (AS), Genre Studies (GS) or Literary Traditions (LT).

Minor Requirements

The English minor in creative writing requires English 250 (Methods of Critical Analysis); two literature courses at the 200 level; three writing courses, one of which must be from the Studies in Advanced Writing (AW) rubric; and one literature course at the 300 or 400 level.